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Areas = 15
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All 36 | Routes 6 | Areas | Photos 4 | Page Improvements | Comments 6 | Posts | Stars 19 | Ratings 1
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Cheetah

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'

MA : Leominster Area : ... : Fisherman's Wall

Nov 23, 2012

College Rock Traverse

V3 6A (2)

Boulder, 200'

MA : College Rock : Main Crag

Nov 23, 2012

Cobalt

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 (3)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'

CT : Western Highlands : Orenaug Park

May 18, 2012

Crocodile Tears

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 (4)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'

CT : Western Highlands : Orenaug Park

May 12, 2012

Sickle

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (3)

Trad, 1 pitch, 100'

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Dec 12, 2010

Rite of Spring

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (2)

Trad, 1 pitch, 50'

CT : Central Valley : ... : Rite of Spring

Dec 12, 2010

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
On the main wall is this beautiful overhanging crack on an orange face, Release the Kraken.

On the main wall is this beautiful overhanging crack on an orange face, Release the Kraken.

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Pinnacle Mountain

20 hours ago

Christian on Black Lung, 5.10d at Pinnacle Mountain

Christian on Black Lung, 5.10d at Pinnacle Mountain

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Pinnacle Mountain

1 day ago

Alien Umbrella, after the traverse

Alien Umbrella, after the traverse

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Alien Umbrella (5.11a)

1 day ago

Lower section of Release the Kraken

Lower section of Release the Kraken

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Comment

1 day ago

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NY : Adirondacks : Southern Mountains : Pinnacle Mountain
By: Kevin Johnson When: 1 day ago

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Comments: One of the best cliffs I have been to in the Southern Adirondacks region. Another true Adirondack adventure. The appeal of this cliff starts with the longish approach (40-50min) off trail traveling, following flagging tape to this remote cliff. The cliff has a high concentration of 5.11 cracks ranging from fingers to hands, some short and stout and others are slightly overhanging endurance tests. Most routes have fixed anchors.


Location: NY : Adirondacks : Southern Mountains : Pinnacle Mountain : Alien Umbrella (5.11a)
By: Kevin Johnson When: 1 day ago

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Comments: This is yet another excellent line at Pinnacle. As Jim says, one of the easier routes at the cliff. There are still a few loose flakes on the traverse before getting to the crack, between the first and second bolts.


Location: NY : Adirondacks : Southern Mountains : Pinnacle Mountain : Release the Kraken (5.11c)
By: Kevin Johnson When: 1 day ago

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Comments: This is a great line. With more traffic it should clean up nicely. The route climbs an overhanging crack with plenty of face and footholds to keep the grade within the mid 5.11 range. At 2/3rds height there are many options. If you take the left traverse to the left most crack, be delicate with your feet (lots of friable flakes)and bring a brush to clean up the last 20feet to the top (the crack is really dirty).
Lower section of Release the Kraken
Lower section of Release the Kraken



Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall : Jane (5.11a PG13)
By: Kevin Johnson When: Nov 23, 2012

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Comments: This is a great route and has a good combination of hard crack climbing and slopper holds through the crux of the route. Do not stop at the three pin anchor, (webbing recently replaced 11/1/12). Instead, follow the obvious crack line to the top of the cliff for the full value of this slightly overhanging route. The protection is all there and is definitely a G-rated route. Protection can be found throughout the full length of this wonderful line.


Location: CT : Western Highlands : Orenaug Park
By: Kevin Johnson When: May 12, 2012

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Comments: A new private property sign was recently posted (5/12/12) at the inflow of the pond. This hand written, taped to a tree sign designates where the State Park ends and where the private property begins.


Location: CT : Central Valley : East Peak : Amphitheater : Cat Crack (5.10)
By: Kevin Johnson When: Dec 12, 2010

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Comments: The best hand crack line in CT, with actual hand jamming through the crux of the route. This climb is a must for any CT crack lover.


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Subline 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

CT : Central Valley : ... : Main Cliff

Cat Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Thor's Hammer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CT : Central Valley : ... : Merimere Face

Alien Umbrella 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Pinnacle Mountain

Cheetah 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

MA : Leominster Area : ... : Fisherman's Wall

Jane 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

MA : Leominster Area : ... : Fisherman's Wall

Cobalt 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13

CT : Western Highlands : Orenaug Park

YMC Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CT : Central Valley : ... : Main Cliff

Rite of Spring 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

CT : Central Valley : ... : Rite of Spring

Unconquerable Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

CT : Central Valley : ... : Main Cliff

Sickle 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Squirrel Cage 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Rat Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Release the Kraken 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Pinnacle Mountain

Black Corner 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

Bombay 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CT : Central Valley : ... : Main Cliff

Crocodile Tears 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

CT : Western Highlands : Orenaug Park

Vector 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CT : Central Valley : ... : Main Cliff

College Rock Traverse V3 6A

MA : College Rock : Main Crag

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Cat Crack

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

CT : Central Valley : ... : Amphitheater

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