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C Chimney Cliff Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.5208, -73.8243 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jim Lawyer on Jun 24, 2012

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Situated on the Silver Lake Mountain - Potter Mountain ridgeline, this cliff is laced with excellent, hard cracks. At first inspection the upper cracks appear inaccessible, but surprisingly many lines have been worked out in the last few years.

The major feature is the deep, C-shaped chimney that breaks the middle of the cliff.

Full information is here.

Getting There 

Park at the logging road 0.2 miles east of the Silver Lake Mountain Trailhead. Follow the road 15 minutes to a clearing. Continue straight across, then down through the woods to a wet area, then turn left and uphill, still following the logging road. The road diminishes to a good herd path that is followed across a stream, past a house-sized boulder, then up to the cliff.

There is some blue flagging that marks the trail.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in C Chimney Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for C Chimney Cliff:
Tears of Gaia   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
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Featured Route For C Chimney Cliff
Rock Climbing Photo: P1 of Tears of Gaia.

Tears of Gaia 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  New York : Adirondacks : ... : C Chimney Cliff
Ascends the wall just left of the C-shaped chimney in the middle of the cliff. Uncharacteristic of the other routes on the cliff, this one is a face climb.P1 5.10b G: From the base of the chimney, climb out left on the wall, angling towards the arete to the left. Work up the arete, then back right and follow amazing incut jugs. At the top, step left, then up past two horizontal cracks. Make a big move to a sloped ledge with a fixed anchor. 100'P2 5.9 G: Go straight up (bolt), then move left to c...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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