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Rock Climbing Photo: No backcountry in the ADKs


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Rock Climbing Photo: No backcountry in the ADKs

No backcountry in the ADKs

The People of Mountain Proj... : MaxSuffering : Pic

Jul 7, 2015

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Location: NY : Adirondacks : K: Northern Region : Silver Lake : Summit Cliff
By: MaxSuffering When: Nov 8, 2016

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Comments: There is now a well cairned trail to the cliff well before the skid trail levels off. Look for a prominent cairn on the right side of the skid path next to a large tree laying across the path. Do not confuse this with the cairn ON a fallen tree which marks the approach to The Backwater Wall, the trail to Summit Cliff is another few minutes uphill. The trail brings you to the base of the cliff at Crackus Interuptus, avoids the wettest sections of the skid path and is now the standard approach. T... more >>


Location: NY : Adirondacks : H: Southern Mountains : Lost T : Mean Sister (5.9+)
By: MaxSuffering When: Jul 25, 2016

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Comments: J. Nickel, you're entitled to your opinion but I respectfully disagree that without the bolt this route is hazardous for a COMPETENT 5.10a leader. I know of at least one climber who's max lead level is around that grade who had no trouble protecting it adequately (and she's about 5'2" so it's not a reach issue). If you read the above description you'll note that ... more >>


Location: NY : Adirondacks : H: Southern Mountains : Lost T : Mean Sister (5.9+)
By: MaxSuffering When: Jul 18, 2016

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Comments: Having led it before the bolt was replaced I cannot imagine why fixed gear is necessary on this route. Bomber gear at the start as I remember. I'd be interested to hear from Gary why he feels this bolt is needed.

ADK Rock lists this as 5.10b, Gray's own guide says .10 thomannengineering.com/softwar... but it's given .9+ here?


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