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D: Wilmington Region Rock Climbing 

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This region includes the crags in and around the small town of Wilmington, specifically along the Route 86 corridor that runs through Wilmington Notch between Lake Placid and Wilmington.

Getting There 

Wilmington is most easily reached from the Northway Exit 30. Follow route 73 through Keene Valley, Keene, and Lake Placid.

From Keene, you can take a shortcut on Route 9 to Upper Jay, then take Springfield Road to Wilmington.

Climbing Season

For the Adirondacks area.

Weather station 12.9 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in D: Wilmington Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for D: Wilmington Region:
Hard Times   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 380'   Moss Cliff
A Touch of Class   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Moss Cliff
Bear Necessities   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Bear Den
Fear of touching Aerie   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   Moss Cliff
Creation of the World   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   Moss Cliff
Falconer   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 310'   Moss Cliff
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Featured Route For D: Wilmington Region
Rock Climbing Photo: Following P2 of Bear Necessities.

Bear Necessities 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Bear Den
Great face climbing, similar to Freudian Slip (on Big Slide) but without the long approach.P1: Mantel a ledge, then go up a right-rising seam. At its top, go straight up to a fixed anchor. 5.9, 100'P2: Go straight up great holds to a narrow ledge with another fixed anchor. 5.10a, 100'P3: Step left from the anchor, the go straight up steep friction to where the angle eases. Runout up and left to an often-dirty crack; climb this (and the face to the right to avoid the dirt) to a sloped l...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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