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gunk

(gəŋk)
1. n. any nasty, messy stuff. Get this gunk up off the floor before it dries.
2. n. glue sniffed as a drug. (Drugs.) I thought that it was illegal to sell gunk.
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Climbing pioneer Fritz Wiessner happened on the Shawangunks in 1935, "and the major climbing area cast of the Rockies had been discovered." According to a history of rock-climbing in the Gunks, that year (with the consent of the Smileys) Wiessner and friends "proceeded to climb the center of the cliff at Sky Top, naming their route The Gargoyle." After 1940, climbing with Dr.
With such high profile publicity, the Gunks have become a popular place, receiving more than 1,000 climbers during a busy weekend.
The Gunks' popularity and their proximity to New York City and other major metropolitan centers result in an interesting cross-section of people at the cliffs.
As with most climbers, a certain camaraderie is shared among Gunks climbers.
It is the longest of the Gunks' cliffs, varying in height from 30 to 250 feet along its length.
Following the Vulgarians, climbing at the Gunks continued to progress.