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Black Mountain North Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,398'
Location: 44.93132, -71.75467 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Rob Niles on May 24, 2017
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Description 

Black Mountain North is a small area to the left of a large rock fall visible form the road under the power line. You will drive past Black Mountain North on your way to the main cliff.

Getting There 

Travel VT Rt 114 north and go approximately 3 miles past the town of Norton. Turn right on Gaudette Rd and proceed down the access Rd for the powerline. Washouts are possible along this stretch of road so make sure you have some ground clearance. A large rock fall will become visible as you drive towards the main cliff and a small pull out allows you to park here. The pull out is located after a culvert, on the east side of the road and 5.2 miles from RT 114. Flagging will mark a trail to the left side of the rock fall.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: FA of Little Averill

Little Averill 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Vermont : Black Mountain : Black Mountain North
Climb the central weakness up the middle of the face past a stump and a series of vertical and horizontal cracks to a communal anchor.Var 1: The arête left of the main face. A short crux midway leads to large horizontals near the top. (5.9)Var 2: The steeper right hand arête with a low crux. Be mindful with protection. (5.8)*Note: After extensive cleaning of the cracks, Dustin noticed sawed off branches low on a spruce tree above the wall, indicating the route(s) may have been previously top...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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