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Kaaterskill Falls - Lower 

WI3

   
Type:  Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 55'
Original: WI3 [details]
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Submitted By: TheIceManCometh on Feb 6, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The Lower falls with the Upper falls in the backgr...

Description 

The lower part of the Kaaterskill Falls. As it's pretty wide there are at least three routes on this section (left, center, right). Frequently the left side is easiest as a cone will form there, so the route difficulty will vary from WI2 to WI3.

Location 

From the road follow the Kaaterskill trail about 1/2 mile to it's end.

Protection 

There are very, very few natural anchors at the top, so bring a couple long screws for the belay. You can also top rope by scrambling up on the climbers right and walking left beneath the upper wall (very slippery!).


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By Gunkiemike
Mar 4, 2015

This was the only time I ever incorporated a bollard in my anchor. There really is nothing solid up there.

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