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Birch Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.1287, -73.72395 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Duca on Aug 22, 2009
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Description 

This is the most dramatic of the cliffs in the Spanky's Area. The Birch Wall's main feature in the large roof that is roughly 25 feet up, an obstacle that is encountered on most of the routes climbed in this section. This is a great place to push yourself (especially on "Chocoholic"), as the falls are clean, and the gear can't be beat.

Getting There 

At the height of the approach trail to Spanky's Area, take a left and walk along the base of the cliff until you turn the corner and reach the area. You can't miss this area, as you'll walk right below the large, unmistakeable roof that beckons to be clmbed.

Climbing Season

For the Spanky's Area area.

Weather station 9.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['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',2],['5.12',1],['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 Birch Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Birch Wall:
Chocoholic   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Birch Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Sirloin Tips (5.12b). Very foreshortened. The firs...

Sirloin Tips 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Birch Wall
Once a nice 5.11c pitch (Apr, 1999), the key hold pulled off after the FA and it remained unclimbed for 17 years until 2016.Stick clip, then move up the face to an overlap. Make a super hard move over this (crux) to get established on the face above. Go up this (5.9 PG) to a fixed anchor shared with the route to the left....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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