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Snake Slide

5.8, Trad, 50 ft,  Avg: 2.1 from 7 votes
FA: Geoff Smith
New York > Adirondacks > A: Lake Champla… > Poke-O-Moonshine > Poke-O-Moonshine Main…
Access Issue: Peregrine closures and approach trail issues Details

Description

This route climbs the shallow left facing corner to the south of the Positive Thinking face and Gamesmanship.

The entire thing felt a little cruxy and sandbagged. Many of the stances felt tenuous and gear a little difficult. It's a hard lead for a 5.8 climber.

Protection

Medium sized nuts or small cams (<.5). The anchor is bolted and you could rappel from there.

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Climbing Snake Slide 5.8
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Devin Krevetski
Northfield, VT
[Hide Comment] Definitely sustained with tenuous stances and harder to place gear. Sep 6, 2010
nhclimber
Newmarket, NH
  5.8+
[Hide Comment] FA Geoff Smith

So I met this guy (Geoff Smith) at a wedding over the weekend and had an hour or so to kill the next day and that I might check out poke-o on the way home, he mentioned this little .7 that I should do...fun route...sandbag Oct 3, 2010