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Central NY Ice  Rock Climbing 

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Waterfall Ice! It's starting to freeze up very nicely. I have traveled to a few areas i will list and the ice is coming in nicely. If anyone is a climber in the area and would like to share their hidden gems feel free!

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Lower Falls WI2-3  New York : Central NY Ice : Lick Brook Falls
The lower falls of Lick Brook. About 65' high depending on conditions. Can hold 3 or 4 top ropes depending how they are set. Left side is generally easier than the right side. As seen from the beta photo, there aren't that many trees for toprope anchors. One good one for the left hand side and one about 50' back on the right. Bring ice screws or lots of static rope. While you can walk into the base of the lower falls, there's no easy route to get to the top (without a rap from the top of the can...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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By Kevin MP
From: Redmond, OR
Apr 27, 2016
For anyone interested, there's great potential for ice climbing further north in a place called Inman Gulf, between the towns of Rodman and Barnes Corners. May be some longer lines, upwards of 200'? The rim of the gulf is easily accessed via XC ski and snowshoe trails, although I know the bottom of the gorge is accessible, some exploration will be necessary. State forest land as far as I know.

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