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Elevation: 678 ft 207 m
GPS: 44.70251, -68.59095
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Sunset Hill is a small but densely packed bouldering area located just above the Lucerne Inn amid a development of log cabins. There are a lot of features here that are not common in other Bangor bouldering areas: cracks, roofs, etc.. What makes Sunset really though is that it has all the best qualities of a good bouldering spot: no approach, easy to navigate, a large concentration of problems, a lot of FA potential, highballs, and a variety of climbing styles. Much of the bouldering is actually done on a small, broken cliff band that ranges in height from 14 to 25 feet. There are some dangerous highballs here. It's worth bringing a lot of crash pads.

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From Brewer: Take 395 to exit 6A (Rte 1A East). Follow 1A 8.6 miles until you see the Lucerne Inn. Take a left onto Sunset Rd. Stay left at T (Orpine). Stay on Orpine until it intersects an old camp at it's end.

Parking is located at the end of orpine road behind a vacant house. You'll see the boulders and cliff band through the trees.

From Ellsworth: Take Rte 1A West for 12.8 miles (measuring from the intersection of Rte 1A and 179.) At the Lucerne Inn take a right onto Sunset Road. Follow the same directions as above.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunset Hill

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The Dangle of Doom
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The Long Trail
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The Dangle of Doom
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V1+ 5 Boulder
The Long Trail
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V4 6B Boulder
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