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Nestled in the woods off the east side of Route 73 (across from Chapel Pond) is a great, little crag with several quality routes.
Just north of Chapel Pond on Route 73, is a guardrail with a steep bank right behind it. Park at the south end of the guardrail where the shoulder widens up to fit a couple of cars. Walk north along the guardrail until you see a small trail that starts on the other side of the guardrail and goes up the bank and over. Follow this trail for roughly 5 minutes, crossing some marshy areas on downed trees and limbs. The trail will deposit you at the center of the cliff with a nice 5.7 handcrack named "Gob Hoblin" right in front of you.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Creature Wall:
Gob Hoblin 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Jump Bat Crack 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Arachnid Traction 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
The Shining 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, TR, 90'
Christine 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
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Arachnid Traction 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c NY : Adirondacks : ... : The Creature Wall
Of all the routes on the Creature Wall, this one sees the most traffic.On the left side of the cliff are two parallel cracks that diagonally split the upper portion of the cliff. Arachnid Traction starts on the face below the cracks in front of a large, nice birch tree and finishes in the right hand crack to the summit. Begin by climbing up the face using the obvious crack system until the first opportunity to step right arises. Step right on some balancy terrain, and jam the right of the two ...[more] Browse More Classics in NY
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