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Shipton's Arete Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Kevin Heckeler on Jul 11, 2011

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Just right of Tilman's Arete along the shore of Chapel Pond.

___UPDATE May 2014___ Due to large rack fall the tree previously used for an anchor has been severely damaged. The next closest tree capable of supporting rappelling is several feet back from the edge of the cliff. Knot the rope ends and stay left at the bottom of the wall/corner to ensure your rope reaches the base.

Rappel is on the left/main wall into a small corner/gully, NOT over the water on the unclimbed outer wall. 60m is sufficient.

Getting There 

Follow Chapel Pond's shoreline to Tilman's Arete, continue past Tilman's along the shore for about 1 minute.

Climbing Season

For the Chapel Pond Pass area.

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Shipton's Arete

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Shipton's Voyage   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Shipton's Voyage 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Shipton's Arete
P1 5.4 -- Start at right end of ledge before it drops into Chapel Pond (main wall), at a series of left leaning cracks. Follow these cracks for a bit until you can get onto the arete, then climb the arete. Near the top step left and continue up to fixed anchor at tree....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
May 9, 2014

Due to recent rock fall, the tree at the top used as an anchor is damaged. Other options exist further back from the cliff's edge.
By aghetie
Aug 3, 2014
We found a new two bolt anchor, with rap slings.

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