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Blue Vein (Ice) Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.25497, -69.09434 View Map  Incorrect?
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About 100ft high, not visible from the road but from the Lake.

The current (2010) guidebook lists (L to R):
Varicose Vein NEI 3+ 5.4
Rock, Paper, Scissors M8 (comes in only in "exceptional conditions".
Blue Vein * M5 [ see route description]

Getting There 

About 100 yds south along Rt52 from the Pete's area, climb up a steep, lose approach gully.

Climbing Season

For the Camden Hills area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Blue Vein WI5  Maine : Camden Hills : ... : Blue Vein (Ice) Area
Impressive ice climb, when it's fat. Some years it never comes in at all. It can be hit or miss. The climb is in a tight chimney. The first half is straight vertical with great ice screw placements. The second half is a mixed climb that finishes over a bulge. There used to be rappel anchors at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Maine

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