Lake Willoughby Climbing
|GPS:||44.742, -72.048 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||Luc-514 on Nov 27, 2006|
|Admins:||Luc-514, Kris Fiore|
DescriptionThe largest concentration of hard ice routes in the Northeast (if not continental US). Several committing multipitch grade IV WI5s and harder. Home to the east coast's first bonafide WI6 ice climb: Call of the Wild II WI6 which was first freed by Jim Shimberg in March of 1996.
Ice Climbing conditions on NEIce:
Getting ThereRoute 5A about 15 miles North of Lyndonville, VT. Park below the routes and hike in (30-60 minutes).
On Google maps
- Head south-east on Autoroute 15 S and take Champlain Bridge
- Continue onto Autoroute 10 E, About 1 hour 11 mins, go 114 km
- Take exit 121 to merge onto Autoroute 55 S toward Coaticook/Stanstead/Magog/Vermont/Autoroute 91
- Continue onto I-91 S, About 15 mins, go 25.4 km
- Take exit 26 for VT-58/US-5 toward Irasburg/Orleans, About 1 min, go 400 m
- Turn left onto US-5 S/VT-58 E
- Slight right onto Church St go 300 m, Continue onto East St go 130 m
- Slight right onto VT-58 E/Evansville Rd/Willoughby Ave,
- Slight right onto VT-5A S/Willoughby Lk Rd
Classic Climbing Routes at Lake Willoughby
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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