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Shared By: nbrown on Jul 23, 2012
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Not sure if this feature ever had an official name but it has been called The Jolly Green Giant for quite a few years now. There are a number of steep and physically demanding lines up to 100 feet long on this cool and north facing feature making it worth the 15 minute approach from the car. There are about 6 individual lines here worth doing which makes for a good day for most folks - the pump sets in pretty fast here!

Getting There

Directions below are very detailed but that should prove useful if the path happens to be overgrown (as it sometimes is).

From SE corner of parking lot, in the curve, walk around the right side of the wooden rail and past a couple of small rocks/boulders into the woods. Very shortly, a path begins to emerge. Follow this past flagging down past a tree stand, then a left curve and down the east facing slope/ridge. Near end of the ridge, turn left and drop down, following the trail to a large log then a gully (fallen hemlock at top). Follow the gully down a short ways to the base of the main broken wall (not the pinnacle). The pinnacle is just down and right and should ve visible from here.

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