c. Moe (closure) to Harvest Moon Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Eastertime Too is the most obvious, right-leaning ...
Along the Cliff
This is where the Nears starts to get more remote. Generally, routes are further apart here, with the exception of the Eastertime Too
area, which has a number of high-quality routes within 100 ft. or so.
Navigational aides: Coyote Crack
, Whet Stone
, Easter Time Too
, Ambien Knights
, White Pillar
Dick Williams and friends went on a spree of new-routing in 2007 in the process of rewriting the guidebook, so keep an eye out for these newer routes (and carry ballnutz).
On the right side, this section starts with the large, orange right-facing corner of Eenie Meenie (not yet described here as a route). Moe is right next to Eenie Meenie.
At the left end, Harvest Moon
is the unmistakeable hand crack on the right side of a huge separate block that leans against the cliff. The last route included in this section, White Pillar
, climbs the chimney formed between the block and the cliff.
Keep on walkin' ....
... but really, you should respect the closure and approach this area by the slingshot hike. From atop the steel bridge, take the carriage road away from the Trapps, hang a left on the second (green) trail to your left, then head downhill at the four-way intersection about 10 minutes past that. Scramble downhill following the tags. You're really walking over, around and down the end of the Nears formation; then walk back along the base of the Nears to this area.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
44 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in c. Moe (closure) to Harvest Moon
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for c. Moe (closure) to Harvest Moon:
Giddah! 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Cherokee 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 100'
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Good Friday Climb 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a New York
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Good Friday follows the fainter right-leaning crack to the right of Easter Time Too. While it's most easily climbed as a toprope after climbing Easter Time, it's also a worthy though heady lead (it's quite PG, though perhaps not quite PG-13; be good at small nuts). The climbing is mostly thin face, with a few finger/tip locks thrown in for fun. Climb the crack, heading leftwards at the top to the Easter Time Too bolted an...[more] Browse More Classics in New York
D. Lucander on the crux of Ambien Knights
Anthony past the crux on Cherokee
TRing the direct start of You're In The Wrong Plac...
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