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Bemis Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,768'
Location: 44.78884, -70.69965 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: jeremyrobichaud on Nov 2, 2016
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Chuck Drew and James Puckett starting on "Win...



This wall is the furthest left wall of the Main Wall. It is about 40 feet tall framed by the Bemis Arete on the left and a bluky, quartz face on the right. The base is a comfortable, flat, plateau above the a ledge/boulders. Two, distinct cracks run vertical up the face, between the two ends.

Getting There 

Follow the approach trail right of the fork. The Bemis Area begins just after a dirty gully.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 11.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Bemis Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bemis Area:
Winter is Coming   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Ghost   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bemis   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Bemis Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Chuck Drew on Ghost, 5.9+.

Ghost 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Maine : Ten Degree Wall : ... : Bemis Area
Climb under a roof to the obvious, straight, hand crack. Originally rated 5.9+ it is probably harder by today's standards. Although relatively short, there are no options for rest, so the climb is strenuous. However, it zippers up very well....[more]   Browse More Classics in Maine

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By chuckdrew
From: Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Nov 3, 2016
This is the first area you pass when taking the main approach trail. The belay area is a nice grassy knoll and usually get sun. Thanks to Ben Smith for giving these routes a good scrubbing!
By ben smith
Nov 7, 2016
Matt Barker and Adam Beach have spent some time here scrubbing and showing me around as they are familiar with the cliff

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