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82 Steep Wall Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Kris Fiore on May 27, 2015
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  • Description 

    Some of the best hard sport climbing in Vermont. Come with a rack of draws and some determination.

    Unlike most crags in Vermont, MP is pretty much comprehensive for the steep wall save a few variations and linkups (though they are quality!)

    Getting There 

    To get to the steep wall, hike past the lower main wall until the ground rises and locate a fixed line on your left.

    The route Team America begins halfway up the fixed line. The rest of the routes are up on the ledge.

    Fixed Draws 

    Be vigilant with inspecting fixed draws on this cliff. Some of them have been hanging for multiple seasons and are in the sun all day anytime there is sun to be had.

    It seems acceptable to locals to leave draws up for projecting on the steep wall at 82 as they are out of sight of everyone but climbers so please leave them if they aren't yours and remember to eventually come back for them if they are.

    Climbing Season

    For the 82 Crag area.

    Weather station 7.2 miles from here

    10 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',7],['5.13',1],['>=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 82 Steep Wall

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 82 Steep Wall:
    Afro Samurai   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
    The Doggfather   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
    Beyond   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   
    Solarium   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 60'   
    Encryption   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 65'   
    Little Red Hen   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in 82 Steep Wall

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    Encryption 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Vermont : Bolton Area : ... : 82 Steep Wall
    82 Crag's version of Venus on a Halfshell, only better. This is a long enduro crimp route. Lots similarly-hard moves throughout and very sustained. Crux is more of a pump crux than a boulder problem. The crimps just keep coming and coming and they get particularly thin between the last two bolts. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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