Chimney Pond ("South") Basin - Summer Rock Routes Rock Climbing
|Winter climbing/hiking/mountaneering requires a permit|
The usual approach is to hike in 3.3 Mi. from Roaring Brook parking/campground to Chimney Pond and then hike up into the basin to the base of the selected climb.
Obtain a parking permit from Baxter State Park to park (or camp) at Roaring Brook....or better "score" a campsite at Chimney Pond Campground!
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 14.6 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Chimney Pond ("South") Basin - Summer Rock Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chimney Pond ("South") Basin - Summer Rock Routes:
Flatiron 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches
Featured Route For Chimney Pond ("South") Basin - Summer Rock Routes
The Armadillo 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b ME
: Chimney Pond ("South") Basi...
The Armadillo has just about everything you could hope for in an alpine climb: Chimney climbing, face climbing, crack climbing, ridge climbing, big time exposure, solitude on the route mixed with gawking, awed filled hikers at the top. This route climbs at least 6 pitches of the huge pyramid and ridge in the middle of the south basin to the rim of the mountain, 10 minutes from Baxter Peak. Expect to get an early start and plan for a long day. The rangers will inspect your gear and require you...[more] Browse More Classics in ME
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