Elevation: 1,621 ft
GPS: 44.141, -73.747 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Taino Grosjean on Jan 24, 2007 with improvements by Dylan Randall
Admins: Jim Lawyer

Description

Home to high concentration of climbs in the Adirondacks. The rock here is anorthosite - an unusual rock in that it's relatively rare, and is formed in ways that scientists don't fully understand. We call it "granite" - more to the point, exfoliating granite.

Getting There

Take I-87 North to Exit 30 (way the heck up there); make a LEFT at the end of the exit ramp, and follow Rt 9 as it winds up a gradual hill. At a confusing intersection (known locally as malfunction junction), continue straight onto Route 73 and follow this northwest. About 2.5 further you will arrive at the pull off for Spanky's area. Shortly after comes the Chapel Pond Slabs (absolutely can't miss them towering over the road), and in a matter of seconds, you'll reach Chapel Pond itself. This is the heart of the Keene Valley Region.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Chapel Pond Pass

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 118
Afternoon Delight
Trad
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
 224
Regular Route
Trad 8 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X
 87
Empress
Trad 7 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 118
North Country Club Crack
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 98
Sword
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 111
Labatt-Ami
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 129
Tilman's Arete
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 141
Rockaholic
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 155
Frosted Mug
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 116
Slim Pickins
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 101
On The Loose
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 105
Esthesia
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 98
Flying & Drinking and Drinking &…
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5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 109
TR
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 72
Drop, Fly, or Die
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Afternoon Delight Beer Walls > Lower Beer Wall
 118
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Regular Route Chapel Pond Slab
 224
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad 8 pitches
Empress Chapel Pond Slab
 87
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X Trad 7 pitches
North Country Club Crack Jewels & Gems
 118
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Sword Beer Walls > Lower Beer Wall
 98
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Labatt-Ami Beer Walls > Upper Beer Wall
 111
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Tilman's Arete Tilman's Arete
 129
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Rockaholic Beer Walls > Lower Beer Wall
 141
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Frosted Mug Beer Walls > Upper Beer Wall
 155
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Slim Pickins Spider's Web
 116
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
On The Loose Spider's Web
 101
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Esthesia Spider's Web
 105
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Flying & Drinking and Drink… Beer Walls > Upper Beer Wall
 98
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
TR Spider's Web
 109
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Drop, Fly, or Die Spider's Web
 72
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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