Elevation: 1,695 ft
GPS: 43.247, -74.518 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: James Otey on Sep 26, 2010 with updates from Shane Kenyon
Admins: Jim Lawyer

Description

The Southern Mountain includes the cliffs around Arietta, a small town on Route 10. There are a number of crags here, each with its own distinct feel. included are the Lost Crags (McMartin, Lost Hunters, Lost T), Good Luck Lake, Otter Lake, and Pinnacle Mountain. Bouldering areas include Nine Corners Lake and Pinnacle Pullout. Also included are the cliffs around Lake Pleasant and Piseco Lake.

Getting There

The crags are located along the Route 10 corridor near Caroga Lake and Arietta.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southern Mountains

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1+ 5
 16
Meat and Potatoes
Boulder
V4 6B
 10
Pop or Drop
Boulder
V4 6B
 12
Chillen
Boulder
V8 7B
 11
Thorazine
Boulder
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 39
Five Star Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 41
Little Kisses
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Mystery Achievement
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Mean Sister
Trad, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 22
Spelunking Midget
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Father Knows Best
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Pandora's Box
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Medicine Man
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Release the Kraken
Trad
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Push
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Buck Fever
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Meat and Potatoes Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Fortress
 16
V1+ 5 Boulder
Pop or Drop Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Fortress
 10
V4 6B Boulder
Chillen Nine Corner Lake > Cliffs
 12
V4 6B Boulder
Thorazine Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Wall Boulder
 11
V8 7B Boulder
Five Star Crack Lost T
 39
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Little Kisses Lost T
 41
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mystery Achievement Good Luck Mountain
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mean Sister Lost T
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Spelunking Midget Lost T
 22
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Father Knows Best Lost Hunters
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Pandora's Box Otter Lake Cliff
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Medicine Man Good Luck Mountain
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Release the Kraken Pinnacle Mountain
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Push Good Luck Mountain
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Buck Fever Lost Hunters
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Kevin Heckeler
Las Vegas, NV
Kevin Heckeler   Las Vegas, NV
Gary created an excellent guide for [some cliffs in] this area. Please visit his website for the PDFs!

thomannengineering.com/arie… Apr 18, 2012