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Bemis Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.78884, -70.69965 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 11.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['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 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: James Puckett on Bemis, 5.10d

Bemis 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Maine : Ten Degree Wall : ... : Bemis Area
Climb the clean looking arete past 7 bolts. A hold on the top-out recently broke and significantly increases the difficulty of the last move. The end can be bypassed by moving far right to the finish of Winter is Coming....[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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