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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. WI3/4Angles up and left to the obvious corner with a short mixed section on the right to a bolted anchor.P2. M4(Generally NO ice on this pitch!) Climb straight up to bolted anchors approx 100ft. or continue out right onto ice.P3. WI4/5Angle 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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