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Elevation: 716 ft
GPS: 41.45107, -73.6215
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Description Suggest change

Ice Pond is an area found by John K located just off Route 84 in Brewster Hill, NY. 

Home to some quality boulders on bomber Putnam County gneiss.  

There is a drawing of an old topo that may be helpful here.

Some things to note: 

  • Parking is limited and access is sensitive.  The locals are not too thrilled about their road being overrun with poorly parked cars, so please be cognizant, only park fully on the shoulder, carpool if possible, and if there truly isn't space to park well, consider going somewhere else for the day - your project will still be there tomorrow.  
  • Look for private property signs on trees!  Respect area boundaries and recognize that not all woods there are public woods - this especially pertains to the woods off the right side of the fire road.

Getting There Suggest change

Located in Ice Pond Park, off Ice Pond Rd.

Continue down the trail, there is a turn off trail to the left that goes to some boulders after 2 hills. You can also continue straight down the main trail, bear left and find your favorite boulder to try!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ice Pond

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5 PG13
 10
Warm Up
Boulder
V1 5
 5
Tombstone Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 17
Fake Snakes
Boulder
V4- 6B
 36
Blair Witch Stand
Boulder
V4 6B
 21
Drought AKA Wet Wall
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 39
Moby’s Eye
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 20
The Crystal Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 23
Blair Witch Arete
Boulder
V5 6C
 6
The (Slab) Crystal Problem (?)
Boulder
V6 7A
 11
Fontaineblaeu Arete
Boulder
V7 7A+
 43
The Official
Boulder
V7 7A+
 21
Birds of a Feather
Boulder
V7 7A+
 16
The Howl
Boulder
V8 7B
 6
Evolution
Boulder
V9+ 7C
 5
Catharsis
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Warm Up Moby Area > Evolution Boulder
 10
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
Tombstone Arete Moby Area > Triple Threat/Ghost B…
 5
V1 5 Boulder
Fake Snakes Diesel & Ice Cu… > Fake Snakes Boulder
 17
V3 6A Boulder
Blair Witch Stand Mercury Area > Blair Witch Boulder
 36
V4- 6B Boulder
Drought AKA Wet Wall Diesel & Ice Cu… > Drought Wall
 21
V4 6B Boulder
Moby’s Eye Moby Area > Moby Boulder
 39
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
The Crystal Problem Diesel & Ice Cu… > Ice Cube
 20
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Blair Witch Arete Mercury Area > Blair Witch Boulder
 23
V5 6C Boulder
The (Slab) Crystal Problem (?) Diesel & Ice Cu… > Ice Cube
 6
V5 6C Boulder
Fontaineblaeu Arete Diesel & Ice Cu… > Ice Cube
 11
V6 7A Boulder
The Official Diesel & Ice Cu… > Diesel Boulder
 43
V7 7A+ Boulder
Birds of a Feather Mercury Area > Birds of a Feather Bo…
 21
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Howl Moby Area > Catharsis Boulder
 16
V7 7A+ Boulder
Evolution Moby Area > Evolution Boulder
 6
V8 7B Boulder
Catharsis Moby Area > Catharsis Boulder
 5
V9+ 7C Boulder
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