The least tide dependent section of the cliff, and easiest to access.
From top of cliff )facing the ocean walk right to end of cliff and scramble down to large slab below cliff.
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Head Arete 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Head Arete 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 ME : Acadia National Park : ... : Left wall
If you have only one day to climb at Acadia, you should head out to the Otter Cliffs. But save an hour or two to head out to Great Head to do this incredible pitch. In contrast to the other sections of the cliff that have committing apporaches, Head Arete has a simple walking approach. It is somewhat tide dependent though, so pick a low tide window to head over or else the start will be wet.At low tide, the climb starts just above waterline next to the sketchy traverse that accesses the middl...[more] Browse More Classics in ME