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Elevation: 787 ft
GPS: 43.80202, -71.83678
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Shared By: Lee Hansche on Mar 23, 2007
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall

Description Suggest change

A short walk from the main area of Main Cliff, this wall is a sub-section of Main Cliff that deserves its own description.
I've titled the description after its most popular route, Armed and Dangerous, and Off My Medication (5.10b), one of many worthwhile climbs in this section. This area has seen many new routes and a few retro-bolted routes since the last guidebook was published. The climbing is varied but typically pumpy and encountering steepness somewhere on the route. Yet another wall of awesome 5.10s (and more) without having to hike your butt off.... gotta love Rumney.

Other than Armed and Dangerous (the full name is rarely uttered in decent conversation), some great routes are, Cereal Killer (5.11c), Scene of the Crime (5.10a), Sesame Street (5.10c, recently fully bolted) and more.

Look for signs as to whether this section is closed for nesting peregrines in the spring and summer.

Getting There Suggest change

From Main Cliff proper, hike left/west along the cliff base climbing down a steep section of trail and up a little till you see the cliff most note worth will be the overhang atop the slab and the cave under Cereal Killer.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Armed and Dangerous (Main Cliff Left)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 365
The Big Easy
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 325
Toxic Gumbo
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 261
The Anchovy Caper
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 237
The Maltese Falcon
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 844
Metamorphosis
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 237
Men In White Suits
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 293
Green Mile
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 446
Scene of the Crime
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 256
Arugula, Arugula
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 947
Armed and Dangerous, and Off My…
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 388
Sesame Street
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 357
Clusterphobia
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 76
Flying Squirrel
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 279
Cereal Killer
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 179
Mitosis
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Big Easy
 365
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Toxic Gumbo
 325
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Anchovy Caper
 261
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Maltese Falcon
 237
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Metamorphosis
 844
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Men In White Suits
 237
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Green Mile
 293
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Scene of the Crime
 446
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Arugula, Arugula
 256
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Armed and Dangerous, and Of…
 947
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sesame Street
 388
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Clusterphobia
 357
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Flying Squirrel
 76
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Cereal Killer
 279
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Mitosis
 179
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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