Elevation: 1,641 ft
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Description

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

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.
WI4-5
 34
Power Play
Ice 3 pitches
WI4
 66
Hot Shot
Ice
WI4
 54
Central Pillar of Pitchoff
Ice
WI3+
 50
Arm & Hammer
Ice
WI3+
 46
Tendonitis
Ice
WI3+
 35
Haggis and Cold Toast
Ice
WI3+
 89
Roaring Brook Falls
Ice 3 pitches
WI4
 90
Crystal Ice Tower
Ice
WI4-
 74
Lions on the Beach
Ice
WI3-4
 79
Positive Reinforcement
Ice
WI3-4
 53
Pitchoff Right
Trad, TR, Ice
WI4-5
 45
Pitchoff Quarry
Trad, TR, Ice
WI3
 148
Chouinard's Gully
Ice 2 pitches
WI4-
 53
Ice Slot
Ice
WI2+
 56
The Cascade
Ice 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Power Play Chapel Pond
 34
WI4-5 Ice 3 pitches
Hot Shot Chapel Pond Canyon
 66
WI4 Ice
Central Pillar of Pitchoff N Face of Pitchoff
 54
WI4 Ice
Arm & Hammer N Face of Pitchoff
 50
WI3+ Ice
Tendonitis N Face of Pitchoff
 46
WI3+ Ice
Haggis and Cold Toast Chapel Pond Canyon
 35
WI3+ Ice
Roaring Brook Falls Giant Mountain
 89
WI3+ Ice 3 pitches
Crystal Ice Tower Chapel Pond
 90
WI4 Ice
Lions on the Beach Chapel Pond Canyon
 74
WI4- Ice
Positive Reinforcement Chapel Pond Canyon
 79
WI3-4 Ice
Pitchoff Right Cascade Pass
 53
WI3-4 Trad, TR, Ice
Pitchoff Quarry Cascade Pass
 45
WI4-5 Trad, TR, Ice
Chouinard's Gully Chapel Pond
 148
WI3 Ice 2 pitches
Ice Slot Chapel Pond Canyon
 53
WI4- Ice
The Cascade Cascade Pass
 56
WI2+ Ice 3 pitches
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