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Magic Carpet Ride

5.8 X, Trad, 490 ft (148 m), 4 pitches,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Tad Welch, solo, 1985
New York > Adirondacks > G: Indian Lake… > Sugarloaf

Description

Left-most route on the cliff.

Location

Rap the route with 2 ropes.

Protection

Given an X rating for the 75 ft runout on the 3rd pitch. But this is no harder than 5.6; the crux is well protected.

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The traverse on the first pitch.
[Hide Photo] The traverse on the first pitch.
The start of Magic Carpet Ride.  Start at the low point of the rock, move left once past the S shaped crack.
[Hide Photo] The start of Magic Carpet Ride. Start at the low point of the rock, move left once past the S shaped crack.