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08E - Elephant's Head Area

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08E - Elephant's Head Area Rock Climbing 

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A large area of quality ice and mixed climbs.

Intelligence Bypass, WI3
Origin of Intelligence in Children, III, WI4-5
Unnamed, WI4+/5
Watership Down, II, WI3+/4+
Elephant's Head Gully, II, WI3
Ice Scream, M?(hard)
Elephant's Head, The South Face, II, WI4 M4
Freeze Dried, II, M6+/7-
Ragna Rock, II, WI4+
Tall Tales, WI4+/5 M5 R
Sargent-Severin, WI3+/4+

Getting There 

Leave the road heading east, 50 to 100 ft downhill from the large boulder "King Rock" (has a brass plaque on it).
1.4 miles on the road from Jeffersonville parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Smugglers Notch Ice climbing area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 08E - Elephant's Head Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 08E - Elephant's Head Area:
Ragnarock   WI4+ M4     Trad, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, 400'   
Elephant's head gully   WI3-     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 170'   
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Ragnarock WI4+ M4  Vermont : Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : 08E - Elephant's Head Area
An amazing classic climb!First pitch is just OK, pitch 2 spices it up, and the top pitch is superb exposed steep ice!P1. Angles up and left to the obvious corner with a short mixed section to bolted anchors.P2. (generally NO ice on this pitch!) Climb straight up to bolted anchors approx 100ft. or continue out right onto ice.P3. Angle out right to finish on the main flow or, if the ice is in continue straight up the steep curtain straight to the top! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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