Elevation: 1,017 ft
GPS: 43.688, -73.718 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jaysen Henderson on Jul 20, 2011 with improvements by Jared White
Admins: Jim Lawyer

Description

The Lake George region has a very long season, can heat up in the summer (but not unbearable). I've found the prime climbing seasons to be late spring (too early in spring and you might run into a bit of water and seeping on some cliffs) and fall, even with snow on the ground i have scavenged some great days on the rock surrounding a frozen lake with a bustling tourist town to return to and grab some food.

The routes described are only a hit of what exists in these areas, please purchase the guide book Adirondack Rock (Adirondackrock.com) for full descriptions and updated route information.

Getting There

All are accessed from Northway exits 20-28

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lake George Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 132
Little Finger
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
 14
Little Finger Direct
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 36
Devo
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 36
Breaking Bad
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 4
Matrix Reloaded
Trad 4 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 35
The Gong Show
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
Diva
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Three Degrees Of Separation
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 36
Wake and Bake
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Johnny Tsunami
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
El Regalo
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 19
Oracle
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Protruding Forehead
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Claim Jumper
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Iron Cross
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Little Finger Rogers Rock > Rogers Slide
 132
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
Little Finger Direct Rogers Rock > Rogers Slide
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X Trad 4 pitches
Devo Shelving Rock > Neanderthal Cave
 36
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Breaking Bad Shelving Rock > Neanderthal Cave
 36
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Matrix Reloaded Rogers Rock > Rogers Slide
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 4 pitches
The Gong Show Shelving Rock > Main Wall
 35
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Diva Shelving Rock > Neanderthal Cave
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Three Degrees Of Separation Shelving Rock > Carhartt Wall
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Wake and Bake Shelving Rock > Main Wall
 36
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Johnny Tsunami Shelving Rock > Big Wall
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
El Regalo Potash Cliff
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Oracle Shelving Rock > Ark Wall
 19
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Protruding Forehead Shelving Rock > Neanderthal Cave
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Claim Jumper Shelving Rock > Main Wall
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Iron Cross Potash Cliff
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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