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Cliff-Band Bouldering at Panther Mt. 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Good Luck Mountain 9 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Green Lake Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Lost Hunters 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Lost T 20 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 21
McMartin 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Nine Corners Lake 0 / 0 / 0 / 49 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 49
Otter Lake Cliff 0 / 15 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Pinnacle Mountain 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Pinnacle Pullout Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 48 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 48
Statebrook 33 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 33
West Mountain 9 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Elevation: 1,695 ft
GPS: 43.247, -74.518 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: James Otey on Sep 26, 2010 with updates
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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

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V4 6B
Pop or Drop
Boulder
V4 6B
Chillen
Boulder
V8 7B
Thorazine
Boulder
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Five Star Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Little Kisses
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mystery Achievement
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mean Sister
Trad, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Spelunking Midget
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Father Knows Best
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pandora's Box
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ten B
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Medicine Man
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Release the Kraken
Trad
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Push
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
House of Cards
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pop or Drop Nine Corners Lake > Middle Earth > Fortress V4 6B Boulder
Chillen Nine Corners Lake > Cliffs V4 6B Boulder
Thorazine Nine Corners Lake > Middle Earth > Wall Boulder V8 7B Boulder
Five Star Crack Lost T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Little Kisses Lost T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mystery Achievement Good Luck Mtn 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mean Sister Lost T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Spelunking Midget Lost T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Father Knows Best Lost Hunters 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Pandora's Box Otter Lake Cliff 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Ten B Lost T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Medicine Man Good Luck Mtn 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Release the Kraken Pinnacle Mtn 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Push Good Luck Mtn 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
House of Cards Good Luck Mtn 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
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Kevin Heckeler
Upstate New York
Kevin Heckeler   Upstate New York
Gary created an excellent guide for [some cliffs in] this area. Please visit his website for the PDFs!

thomannengineering.com/arie… Apr 18, 2012

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