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Bandito T 
Bozeman Bullet T 
Crazy Horse S 
Desperado T,S 
Drifter T 
Geronimo T,S 
Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, The T 
Space Cowboy T 
Sundance T 
Time Bomb T 
Tombstone T 
Warpath T 

Main Cliff Rock Climbing 

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This is the main attraction at Deadwater. There are over 12 routes in this area with several variations. This is area has a southeast aspect, thus it receives good sun from mid to late morning until mid afternoon.

Getting There 

(Follow the directions described in the "Deadwater Area" description.)

Climbing Season

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Cliff:
Bozeman Bullet   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Space Cowboy   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Geronimo   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Warpath   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   
Sundance   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Tombstone   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
Desperado   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Bandito   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 60'   
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Featured Route For Main Cliff
Rock Climbing Photo: After the small roof 1/3rd on The Good, The Bad, a...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Cliff
Pull left around the arete to a stance already 50 feet of the deck. Foot traverse left and move up to the base of a 4 inch OW crack. Climb the bolt protected crack (or bring big cams)making a tricky mantle to the top of a free standing pillar. Another tricky move leads to a piton and sustained jug hauling to an optional belay/rap at a tree. Continue past tree through cracks to the top another 20 feet. Making way to the high anchor of Bozeman Bullet. Its a fun route and has a few committing...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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Rock Climbing Photo: Geronimo Off width start.   Two bolts are on the r...
Geronimo Off width start. Two bolts are on the r...

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