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Eagle Cliff

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Annies Crack T 
Cross Dresser T 
Disappearing Act T 
Divine T 
Drag Queen T 
Drama Queen (a.k.a. "Short Fiction") T 
Eagle Crack T,TR 
Scorpion Bowl T 

Eagle Cliff  


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Elevation: 900'
Location: 43.5108, -73.6158 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Scenic cliff above Lake George. Offers quality moderate climbs that would also be ideal beginner's leads.

Several locals have climbed here over the years, focusing mostly on the beautiful and prominent crack that has yet to be sent free (dubbed "The Chingacrack" by Jason Brechko, previously named "Eagle Crack" when TR'd in 1997). Only recently did Mike Gray, Todd Paris, and Valerie Bachinsky develop the remaining wall.

Getting There 

From the Buck Mountain trailhead on Pilot Knob Rd, walk 20 minutes toward Buck Mt. On the left side of the trail you will see an obvious large boulder (does have routes on it). 150 feet past this boulder (and 200 feet before Upper Buck cliff) is a climber's path that leads north/up a small scree field, then heads left. From the main trail you reach Eagle Cliff in about 10 minutes. There is an attractive, overhanging fingercrack (5.11+) splitting the center of the left wall. UTM 18T 611888 4818476

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.1 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Eagle Cliff:
Drama Queen (a.k.a. "Short Fiction")   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Divine   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Cross Dresser   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 50'   
Scorpion Bowl   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Eagle Cliff
Valerie Bachinsky climbing Cross Dresser

Cross Dresser 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Eagle Cliff
P1 5.7+ G: Boulder up to a small ledge at the base of the thin crack in the face. Climb the left-trending, thin crack to the top of the chimney corner ("Disappearing Act")....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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Todd Paris atop the Eagle Cliff
Todd Paris atop the Eagle Cliff
Topo for the 'main' face at Eagle Cliff.  Routes a...
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