Upper West Rock Climbing
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Definitely check out the guidebook Tough Schist as there is much more than what is listed here.
Tough Schist Guidebook
Climbing After RainWith such a variation of height, overhang, and aspect, there is a huge difference in whether climbs dry after rain quickly or not. This list isn't perfect or totally comprehensive but should steer you in the right direction.
Routes that typically stay dry or dry quickly:
It's Not a Cruise (True Value)
Doug the Subway Fugitive
Routes that tend to seep or take a little longer to dry:
Take Back Vermont
Take Back Vermont From Behind
Dr. Diaz (Bottom)
Fresh Meat (Bottom)
Against the Grain
Hike along the old long trail, immediately crossing the stream with a wooden bridge. Wander 5 more minutes to a second crossing of a stream using rocks or a fallen log, this crossing changes almost every year with snow thaw. A few minutes later turn right upon reaching a sign which directs you to split off to the cliff. The first rock on the left is the Booty Area. Hiking time is about 15/20 minutes.
Classic Climbing Routes at Upper West
Days w Precip