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Karmic Kickback

5.11b, Trad, 100 ft,  Avg: 3.7 from 3 votes
FA: Gary Allen, Patrick Munn 8/91
New York > Adirondacks > A: Lake Champla… > Poke-O-Moonshine > Poke-O-Moonshine Main…
Access Issue: Peregrine closures and approach trail issues Details


An excellent, challenging route comprised of face climbing and stemming on mostly thin holds. Scramble up the slope to the base of a chimney in the dike. Climb the chimney to a stance out right. Climb up on positive holds to the high first bolt. Continue up the corner and eventually the arĂȘte and face out left to the anchor. Rap with a single 60m rope.


At the height of land shortly after taking the right fork of the approach trail. Left of The Snatch and The Great Dihedral.


9 bolts, 2 bolt anchor
optional gear for the chimney

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Nancy in the dihedral
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Jon Clark
Philadelphia, PA
[Hide Comment] I replaced the anchor tat with good cord on 8/16/17. All bolts are original from the FA in '91. I don't think it's dangerous at this point, but should be high on the list for bolt replacement. Aug 18, 2017