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Hurricane Crag Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.21541, -73.69944 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Michael John Gray on Jul 5, 2008
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A wonderful multipitch area with some great crack and face routes. Potential for new climbs is a definite possibility. The crag is an easy approach. It is roughly 20 minutes from the road. The rock is excellent in quality and there are spectacular views from an amazing summit. Hurricane is definately a worthy destination.

Getting There 

Exit 30 off I-87 N to 9N past Elizabethtown to the trailhead. Roughly 20 minutes up a hill to the base passing several satellite crags along the way. The New Adirondack Rock Guidebook is essential for climbing in the Dacks, and supporting your local guidebook author, and local climbing community is essential.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Hurricane Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hurricane Crag:
Old Route   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 3 pitches, 330'   
Quadrophenia AKA Bara Bara   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   
Spring Equinox   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   
Forever Wild   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
My Generation   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   
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Featured Route For Hurricane Crag
Rock Climbing Photo: Forever Wild

Forever Wild 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Hurricane Crag
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By Mark Trotta
From: Latham, NY
Jul 11, 2013
A couple weeks ago I lost a rope here after safety finishing the last rap down the main rappel (after doing quadraphenia - just to the right of the route). Rope was stuck so we had to abandon it. Another climber retrieved it, contacted me and said there were no knots. It was wedged in a deep crack. Therefore, be careful pulling your rope. Try to rap down in a way your rope isn't too close to any cracks.
By Dom R
From: Estes Park, Colorado
Sep 29, 2013
If you're climbing in the summer or fall here definitely watch out for bees, they're all over. I did the old route today (Sept/29/13) and upon reaching the first belay ledge i saw a bunch flying around the dead tree closest to the cliff edge while belaying my partner, also there was a lot on the second pitch and then during the rappel there was a bunch coming out of a crack half way down the final rappel. Definitely plan to go early in the morning before the bees get too active.
By fengieee
Aug 3, 2015
On 8/1/15 evening, I lost a blue mammut rope near the trailhead to Hurrican Crag. I went back to the crag next morning but the rope wasn't there anymore (some climbers before us said they saw the rope), so it seems someone took the rope. Please let me know if you have the rope. Thank you very much!
By Emily1
Nov 20, 2016
I lost a right Mythos climbing shoe size 37 yesterday November 19th. I suspect it is at the bottom of quadraphenia. I just bought these shoes and would be willing to offer a very generous reward!!! Please please let me know if you find it. (+1 587 225 7841)

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