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Hudson Mountain

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Bucket Brigade S 
Clowning, The S 
Deer Camp S 
Fogell S 
Goldline S 
Homie S 
Hudson Crack T 
Spanky Goes To Hollywood S 
Supertang S 

Hudson Mountain  

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Location: 35.85138, -93.12402 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: TylerKC, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: TylerKC on Nov 14, 2013  with updates from Andrew Roepke
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A small sector of great climbing near the "Invasion" wall at Cowell.

There is something at Mt. Hudson for everyone, whether beginner or advanced.

Best time for climbing is definitely the fall/early winter for Hudson, as the poison ivy and overgrowth at this crag can sometimes be horrendous.

Getting There 

Going to Invasion/Font Red:

Turn right onto a road with a "road ends" sign, and veer to the right. The trailhead is at the end of the road.
Follow the trail till it drops you on top of the Hudson Shelter.

Climbing Season

For the Cowell Area area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hudson Mountain:
Hudson Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   
The Clowning   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 60'   
Bucket Brigade   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Deer Camp   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
PMA   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Hudson Mountain
Supertang 5.12b

Supertang 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  AR : Cowell Area : Hudson Mountain
One of the most high quality sport climbs in Arkansas! A top 5 route in the 5.12 range and probably best 5.12b! 3 really amazing sequences, sustained climbing, and beautiful rock! Not as visually enticing as Goldline, but after you work through the moves, you'll understand why this thing is world class!...[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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By Drew Nevius
From: Oklahoma
Mar 24, 2014
I've usually heard this area referred to as "Hudson Mountain". Going into Cowell, turn right on 1204B which is marked by a small, brown plastic marker and often a bra hanging in the tree above it. It's before the left turn on 1204C for Invasion. Great crag!
By Andrew Roepke
From: Kansas City, Missouri
Mar 24, 2015
Getting there: about 4 miles east of highway 7 on Cowell Road turn south onto 1204b. There will be a dead end sign that currently has a Five Ten sticker on it. A small road branches off right after a few hundred feet. Take this until it dead ends. That is where the approach trail starts. Follow the trail south and then west until you reach the waterfall/cave area. Head right (climber's left) to reach the established climbs.
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