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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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Description 

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
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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',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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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Featured Route For 10W - The Blind Fate Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Bryan Barnett climbing the 2nd pitch of Blind Fate

Blind Fate WI4  Vermont : *Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : 10W - The Blind Fate Area
Second pitch is the money pitch.P1. Climb up ramps and bulges to through one 3+/4 section of climbing to the base of the curtain to the top. (mostly 3+ climbing) Great anchor location at the left of the 2nd pitch just below the overhanging rock. (no known fixed anchor)P2 climb up and right and up final column for 50-75 feet. Anchor on right side about 10' beyond lip of the gully....[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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