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Barton High Cliff

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Barton High Cliff Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,651'
Location: 43.75427, -73.59831 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jim Lawyer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jim Lawyer on Dec 26, 2016
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Description 

Barton High Cliff is a chossy, wide, northwest-facing cliff on a subsummit (point 1910 on USGS maps) of Barton Mountain. The cliff has a bunch of summer adventure routes, and a couple excellent winter ice routes.

Getting There 

There are several approaches, but this one is the fastest, albeit with more complex navigation. Study a map beforehand, and bring a compass.

Park at a large pullout on NY 8, 11.8 miles east of Northway Exit 25. Bushwhack north 40 minutes to a brook, that you follow downstream to a tributary on the right. Turn right and follow this tributary to the cliff, on your right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: From My Cold, Dead Hands, Barton High Cliff.

From My Cold, Dead Hands WI5 M4  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Barton High Cliff
This is an enormous route that climbs the most obvious ice on the cliff.Locate a huge left-facing corner on the right side of the Final Frontier buttress. The right wall of the corner is a huge ice-covered slab.P1 WI3 M4: Climb the slab to its top. Traverse right, then down 6' to a stance. Move right around an arete and traverse right to a ledge. Small cams required for the belay. 150'P2 WI5: Go straight up thin ice to a snow ledge, then straight up massiv...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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