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Jul 7, 2014
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Silver lake are the bugs bearable this time of year Ed Bustamante
From accord
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Jul 7, 2014
Finishing up Elusive Dream at the King Wall.  Adir...
Yes, but a bug net and DEET are always handy! Chris Duca
From Havertown, PA
Joined Dec 16, 2006
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Jul 8, 2014
Be aware Silver lake may have direct sun exposure this time of year. That being said, the one time I went in there the climbing was some of the best in the dacs if you like bolted face routes. john macleanakawhitey
From north providence, RI
Joined Jan 19, 2011
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Jul 9, 2014
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Was out that way about 3 weeks ago and the bugs were awful. Not sure if they would be any better now.

Also it was a fairly cool day and it was still pretty hot on the cliff. Think exposed vertical south facing cliffs.

Some of the best climbing I have done in the ADKs though!
Alex Mitchell
From Cincinnati, OH
Joined May 14, 2012
1,629 points
Jul 11, 2014
Hey Ed,

The previous posts are correct, regarding the direct sun and heat. The silver lake/Potter Mountain area are cookers.

I was out at Shangri-La and we fried in September...good cold weather climbing.

AB
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Jul 12, 2014
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Thanks all hay Andy were thinking of bedding out that way July 25th26th and27th
Many chappel pond may be a bit cooler if your interested my wife and I are meeting chuck and his girl friend..
Ed Bustamante
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