Elevation: 787 ft
GPS: 43.802, -71.837 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: lee hansche on Mar 23, 2007
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

Description

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

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.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 163
Rainbow
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 261
The Big Easy
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 229
Toxic Gumbo
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 165
The Maltese Falcon
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 97
Mentally Disturbed
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 572
Metamorphosis
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 176
Men In White Suits
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 218
Green Mile
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 312
Scene of the Crime
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 146
Arugula, Arugula
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 651
Armed and Dangerous, and Off My…
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 229
Sesame Street
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 245
Clusterphobia
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 180
Cereal Killer
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 109
Mitosis
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rainbow
 163
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
The Big Easy
 261
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Toxic Gumbo
 229
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Maltese Falcon
 165
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mentally Disturbed
 97
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Metamorphosis
 572
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Men In White Suits
 176
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Green Mile
 218
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Scene of the Crime
 312
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Arugula, Arugula
 146
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Armed and Dangerous, and Of…
 651
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sesame Street
 229
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Clusterphobia
 245
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cereal Killer
 180
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Mitosis
 109
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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