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Shark Fin Cliff 

Boquet River Crags Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.11425, -73.71574 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kevin MudRat MacKenzie on May 12, 2015
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Description 

Area includes a mixture of several roadside and backcountry venues including Whitewater Walls, Backwater Walls, Boxcar cliff, Boquet Canyon and Shark Fin Cliff. Boquet Canyon and Shark Fin Cliff involve difficult approaches (1 hr. 30 minutes minimum) and host routes miles up the North Fork Boquet River.

This area is located in the Dix Mountain Wilderness area. Bear Canisters are not required here.

Getting There 

Under Construction
From the Stone Bridge on Route 73:

From Round Pond Trailhead on Route 73:

Climbing Season

For the E: High Peaks Region area.

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Boquet River Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin MudRat MacKenzie on FA of the route.

Talus About the Crack 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Shark Fin Cliff
Begins directly underneath the dominant shark fin shaped roof of the cliff; a dramatic line in a dramatic setting. Ascends a slightly overhanging wall with good cracks before leading up the obvious line to a stem-box below a small ceiling. Continues up with a couple fun moves and exits the chute on top of a large terrace with spectacular views of Boquet Canyon to the south.Rappel or walkoff several hundred feet to the north via a sandy gully.Be sure to check out the dipping pool and wa...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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