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Return to Sender

5.8- R, Trad, 480 ft, 4 pitches,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: unknown
New York > Adirondacks > G: Indian Lake… > Sugarloaf

Description

A fine route that saw exploratory action early and often. It tops out at the highest point on the face and has it all: corners, cracks, runout friction...and great views.

Location

First pitch follows a left facing corner with birch trees at the base - see photo. Rap the route with two 60m ropes.

Protection

Normal rack to 3". Bring webbing/cord to back up the raps.

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Beautiful striated pink granite on the top pitch.
[Hide Photo] Beautiful striated pink granite on the top pitch.
Happy to get gear after the runout on the 3rd pitch.
[Hide Photo] Happy to get gear after the runout on the 3rd pitch.
Looking out toward Cedar River Flow from the top of pitch 3.
[Hide Photo] Looking out toward Cedar River Flow from the top of pitch 3.
Start of Return to Sender (in the corner)
[Hide Photo] Start of Return to Sender (in the corner)