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Lake Champlain Region Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Lake Champlain Region encompasses a multitude of crags, cliff lines, and mountains that are concentrated between Route 9 and Interstate 87 within the Park. The region extends all the way to Lake Champlain, though the majority of the climbing exists around the I-87 corridor.

Getting There 

Interstate 87 (The Northway) between exits 29 and 33 is where the majority of the climbing in this region resides. From Vermont, you can take one of the three ferries that crosses Lake Champlain, or you can drive south around the Lake via the Crown Point Bridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.7 miles from here

87 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',20],['3 Stars',40],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',9],['5.8',16],['5.9',11],['5.10',27],['5.11',13],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lake Champlain Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lake Champlain Region:
Catharsis   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13     Trad, 4 pitches, 490'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O Slab
Bozeman Bullet   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Deadwater : Main Cliff
Space Cowboy   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Deadwater : Main Cliff
Gamesmanship   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
The Sting   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Cirrhosis   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
The Great Dihedral   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 450'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Bloody Mary   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Tombstone   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   Deadwater : Main Cliff
The Fastest Gun   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Freedom Flight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 420'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Cooney-Norton   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 320'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Son of a Mother   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Cosmopolitan Wall   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
C-Tips   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 100'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Menace To Sobriety   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Maestro   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Casual Observer   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Earthly Night   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 3 pitches, 270'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Southern Hospitality p1   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
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Featured Route For Lake Champlain Region
Rock Climbing Photo: Contemplating the second crux on Crazy Horse, Dead...

Crazy Horse 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Cliff
This is a high-quality line with two tricky, beta-intensive cruxes. It's easy to set up a toprope by leading Space Cowboy.Start in the Space Cowboy corner and go up a few feet, then traverse right to a good right-facing flake. Use a left-facing edge to gain a stance below the first roof. Over this (crux #1) and up to a second roof (crux #2) and on to a third roof. Break this using a crack (#0.5 Camalot), then up an easier face (runout, but easy) to a fixed tree anchor shared wi...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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