|Photos:||Recent | Best | Popular|
|Administrators:||Jim Lawyer, Chris Duca, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)|
|Submitted By:||Kevin Heckeler on Jun 17, 2012|
|re: Green Pond, NJ||Morgan Patterson||34 mins ago|
|re: Gravity Vault in Poughkeepsie, NY||tk1085||48 mins ago|
|re: Ideal Gunks rack?||Gunks Jesse||1 hour ago|
|re: Adirondack Bouldering- Information Request||ADKHiker||2 hours ago|
|re: The Northeast 3 - Part 2||Michael Schneider||5 hours ago|
|re: What trad climbs will be dry this weekend in NH, NY, or VT?||Tom Sherman||11 hours ago|
|re: VMC Direct Direct next Saturday the 25th||WiseOldMoon||1 day ago|
|re: Franconia Notch V10||Nick Goldsmith||1 day ago|
|Comments on Diagonal Ramp Wall||Add Comment|
|Show which comments —
Aug 7, 2012
Note that this wall is not the same as the "Diagonal" area in the Summmit section of Crane Mt. I guess the Summit area gets it's name from the diagonal cracks that run across it -- while this section in the SouthEast area gets its name from the steep slope up from left to right across the base of the wall.
approach -- roughly 500 vertical feet of uphill hiking from the road, over less than a mile of horizontal distance.
latitude/longitude approximate: (N43.54262 W73.95514)
UTM approximate: 18T 584413 4821605
By Jay Harrison
Apr 11, 2013
Thank you, Ken, this is correct. Honestly, the nomenclature for the summit cliffs is awful. The Summit's Diagonal Wall turns out to be little more than a boundary between two other areas, across which at least one route goes - meaning it traverses *3* "walls". It's a symptom of the haphazard development up there over two decades. We hope to remedy that problem before the next edition of the Adirondack Rock Guidebook.
The Diagonal Ramp Wall is an appropriate name for this crag, since it lies along the obvious diagonal walk-up ramp running behind the Isobuttress.