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 · Updates
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
 23
Meat and Potatoes
Boulder
V4 6B
 14
Pop or Drop
Boulder
V4 6B
 17
Chillen
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
The Origin
Boulder
V8 7B
 13
Thorazine
Boulder
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 54
Five Star Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Little Kisses
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Mystery Achievement
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 15
The Priest
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 29
Spelunking
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Mean Sister
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Father Knows Best
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Medicine Man
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Release the Kraken
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Buck Fever
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Meat and Potatoes Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Fortress
 23
V1+ 5 Boulder
Pop or Drop Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Fortress
 14
V4 6B Boulder
Chillen Nine Corner Lake > Cliffs
 17
V4 6B Boulder
The Origin Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Gate Boulder
 5
V5 6C Boulder
Thorazine Nine Corner Lake > Middle Earth > Wall Boulder
 13
V8 7B Boulder
Five Star Crack Lost T
 54
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Little Kisses Lost T
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mystery Achievement Good Luck Mountain
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Priest State Brook
 15
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Spelunking Lost T
 29
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Mean Sister Lost T
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Father Knows Best Lost Hunters
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Medicine Man Good Luck Mountain
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Release the Kraken Pinnacle Mountain
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Buck Fever Lost Hunters
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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