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Elevation: 1,641 ft
GPS: 44.14042, -73.74914
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This subarea has the largest concentration of ice routes in the Adirondack Park. The cliffs in this subarea are located (more or less) along the Route 73 corridor extending from the Northway (Exit 30) all the way nearly to Lake Placid.

The subarea matches Blue Lines 2.

Getting There Suggest change

From the Northway, Exit 30, follow Route 9, then Route 73 to Chapel Pond, Keene Valley, Keene, and eventually through Cascade Pass to Lake Placid.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Keene Valley and Chapel Pond

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI5-
 42
Power Play
Ice 3 pitches
WI3-4 M3
 56
Haggis and Cold Toast
Mixed, Ice
WI3+
 108
Roaring Brook Falls
Ice 3 pitches
WI4
 119
Crystal Ice Tower
Ice
WI4-
 97
Lions on the Beach
Ice
WI3-4
 97
Positive Reinforcement
Ice
WI3
 184
Chouinard's Gully
Ice 2 pitches
WI2+
 70
The Cascade
Ice 3 pitches
WI4+ M4
 5
Spike
Mixed, Ice 2 pitches
WI4
 32
Sisters Right
Ice
WI5
 7
Big Brother
Ice 2 pitches
WI4+
 15
Unexpected Pleasure
Trad, Ice 2 pitches
WI5
 6
Cheese and Crackers
Trad, Ice
WI5
 8
Power Play Direct
Trad, Ice 3 pitches
WI4+ M5
 4
Iced Rock Cake
Trad, Mixed, Ice
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Power Play Chapel Pond
 42
WI5- Ice 3 pitches
Haggis and Cold Toast Chapel Pond Canyon
 56
WI3-4 M3 Mixed, Ice
Roaring Brook Falls Giant Mountain
 108
WI3+ Ice 3 pitches
Crystal Ice Tower Chapel Pond
 119
WI4 Ice
Lions on the Beach Chapel Pond Canyon
 97
WI4- Ice
Positive Reinforcement Chapel Pond Canyon
 97
WI3-4 Ice
Chouinard's Gully Chapel Pond
 184
WI3 Ice 2 pitches
The Cascade Cascade Pass
 70
WI2+ Ice 3 pitches
Spike Chapel Pond
 5
WI4+ M4 Mixed, Ice 2 pitches
Sisters Right Cascade Pass
 32
WI4 Ice
Big Brother Chapel Pond
 7
WI5 Ice 2 pitches
Unexpected Pleasure Knob Lock
 15
WI4+ Trad, Ice 2 pitches
Cheese and Crackers King Wall
 6
WI5 Trad, Ice
Power Play Direct Chapel Pond
 8
WI5 Trad, Ice 3 pitches
Iced Rock Cake Lock Ness
 4
WI4+ M5 Trad, Mixed, Ice
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