10W - The Blind Fate Area Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Norton-Gibney, left center and Blind Fate, right. ...
A large amphitheatre on Mt Mansfield (west side of the road), filled with numerous lines.
Avalanches have been reported in the approach gullies.
Most of the routes on the centre left can be descended by heading down the treed buttress followed by a single rope rap. Blue Ice Bulge, II, WI3-4
Pick and Choss, M4 Illogical Hydrology, II, WI4
Norton-Gibney, II, WI4
California Dreaming, II, WI4 Blind Fate, III, WI4
Blind Faith, II, WI3
Cass's Gully, WI1-2 Hidden Gully, II, WI3/4-
1.45 miles from Jeffersonville (1.55 miles from Stowe), head west (right) between the high point and the sharp bend in the road, along the gullies.
Climbing Season For the Smugglers Notch Ice climbing area.
Weather station 1.7 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The route can be done in 2-3 pitches, but you could do as many as 5 I would think.There are 2 definite pitches of easy ice/snow that lead to the upper snow field. From here there are 3 distinct separate variations that could be taken. I suppose you could do each one and rap back to the snowfield and then do the next. The left is the hardest, right is the easiest....[more] Browse More Classics in VT