Elevation: 5,260 ft
GPS: 45.905, -68.924 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on Apr 20, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Ladd Raine, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall
Access Issue: Winter climbing/hiking/mountaneering requires a permit Details

Description

The Northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail is Mt. Katahdin at 5260ft.

There are many fifth-class multi-pitch climbs that ascend this peak and the various other peaks around it.

There are even more ice/mixed winter time routes up this mountain.

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Getting There

To get to the mountain follow the Appalachain Trail!
Katahdin is just north of Millinocket, ME, in Baxter State Park. There are detailed directions and insructions for winter climbing on the state park web site: baxterstateparkauthority.com/ The park is awesome in the winter and offers full bore, hard alpine climbing as well as shorter, more friendly ice climbs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Katahdin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI5
 8
Pamola Ice Cliffs
Ice 2 pitches
WI4-
 16
Cilley-Barber
Trad, Ice 7 pitches
WI4
 10
Waterfall Gully
Trad, Ice 2 pitches
WI3
 6
Pamola's Fury Left
Ice 2 pitches
WI2+
 10
Mini-Pinnacle 2
Ice 2 pitches
WI3+
 3
Chauvin-Cole
Trad, Ice 5 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 Mod. Snow
 11
The Chimney
Trad, Ice, Snow
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 9
Pamola IV Ridge
Trad 11 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 73
The Armadillo
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 3
The "Diamond Area"
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Flatiron
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
The Wind in the Willows
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pamola Ice Cliffs 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 8
WI5 Ice 2 pitches
Cilley-Barber 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 16
WI4- Trad, Ice 7 pitches
Waterfall Gully 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 10
WI4 Trad, Ice 2 pitches
Pamola's Fury Left 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 6
WI3 Ice 2 pitches
Mini-Pinnacle 2 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 10
WI2+ Ice 2 pitches
Chauvin-Cole 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 3
WI3+ Trad, Ice 5 pitches
The Chimney 06. All Winter Ice Ro…
 11
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 Mod. Snow Trad, Ice, Snow
Pamola IV Ridge 01. Chimney Pond ("So…
 9
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad 11 pitches
The Armadillo 01. Chimney Pond ("So…
 73
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The "Diamond Area" 01. Chimney Pond ("So…
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad
Flatiron 01. Chimney Pond ("So…
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
The Wind in the Willows 01. Chimney Pond ("So…
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
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