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10W - The Blind Fate Area

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10W - The Blind Fate Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.55455, -72.79991 View Map  Incorrect?
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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-

Getting There 

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

Classic Climbing Routes in 10W - The Blind Fate Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 10W - The Blind Fate Area:
Hidden Gully   WI3-4     Trad, Ice, 3 pitches, 650'   
Blind Fate   WI4     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 350'   
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Hidden Gully WI3-4  Vermont : *Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : 10W - The Blind Fate Area
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 Vermont

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