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Circuitous Shit

5.4, Trad, 140 ft,  Avg: 4 from 1 vote
FA: unknown
New York > Adirondacks > G: Indian Lake… > Shanty Cliff

Description

Climb the crack onto the slab. Traverse right 10' to a right-leaning crack and follow it to a left-leaning arete and slab that faces right. Up the arete to a vegetated ledge with a birch. At the top of the vegetation (and on the right-facing slab), climb an orange open book with a good crack to the top.

Location

25' uphill from and left of the right end of the low roofs, at a wide crack that breaks through the low roof barrier.

Protection

Trad, with trad anchor at top. Walk off the top, or go left to the fixed anchors for Flying Friends and rappel.

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Right-rising crack you traverse to right after the start.
[Hide Photo] Right-rising crack you traverse to right after the start.
Just beyond the belay stance at the top of Circuitous Shit. Flying Friends anchors nearby. See photosphere: https://photos.app.goo.gl/PHTZuBC9yue33DMh6
[Hide Photo] Just beyond the belay stance at the top of Circuitous Shit. Flying Friends anchors nearby. See photosphere: https://photos.app.goo.gl/PHTZuBC9yue33DMh6
Circuitous Shit start
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