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24 Hour Crack T 
Barnacle TR 
Bilge T,TR 
Crustacean TR 
Full Sail T,TR 
Head Arete T,S 
High Noon T 
Melba T 
Old Soaker T,TR 
Sinbad S 
Tiger Shark TR 
Windward Roof TR 
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Left wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 40'
Location: 44.3266, -68.17643 View Map  Incorrect?
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The least tide dependent section of the cliff, and easiest to access.

Getting There 

From top of cliff )facing the ocean walk right to end of cliff and scramble down to large slab below cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Great Head area.

Weather station 11.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Left wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left wall:
Full Sail   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Bilge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Windward Roof   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     TR, 45'   
Head Arete   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Sinbad   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Left wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up head arete

Head Arete 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  Maine : Acadia National Park : ... : Left wall
If you have only one day to climb at Acadia, you should head out to the Otter Cliffs. But save an hour or two to head out to Great Head to do this incredible pitch. In contrast to the other sections of the cliff that have committing apporaches, Head Arete has a simple walking approach. It is somewhat tide dependent though, so pick a low tide window to head over or else the start will be wet.At low tide, the climb starts just above waterline next to the sketchy traverse that accesses the middl...[more]   Browse More Classics in Maine

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