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Bikes-N-Ditches T 
Black Dreams T 
Black Mamba T 
Black Plague T 
Climbmax T 
Dikes-N-Bitches T 
Dirty Dreams S 
Double D Cracks, Left Side T 
Double D Cracks, Right Side T 
Jengarete S 
Kingdom Heritage T 
Log Skidder T 
Pet Badger T 
Possum T 
Traffic Jam T 
Unnamed Crack T 
Wild Black T 

Main Cliff Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Rob Niles on May 24, 2017


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The main cliff at Black Mountain is where the majority of the routes are located. After some very adventurous bushwhacks to the cliff we slowly started to mark a trail and built some cairns that will lead you to the right side of the cliff. The first route you will come to after a cave formed by a large block leaning on the cliff is Bikes-N-Ditches. The main cliff has some high quality granite cracks and some airy arêtes that are amazing to climb.

Getting There 

Travel VT Rt 114 north and go approximately 3 miles past the town of Norton. Turn right on Gaudette Rd and proceed down the access Rd for the powerline. Washouts are possible along this stretch of road so make sure you have some ground clearance. The main cliff is 6.4 miles down the power line rd. Look for a small clearing for parking on the east side of the road. From the far end of the parking area, a trail leads through some recent logging activity to the right side of the cliff and is marked with flagging and cairns. (Approx. 15 min, Soggy in Spring)

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Weather station 10.9 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Wild Black

Wild Black 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Vermont : Black Mountain : Main Cliff
Climb the finger crack up to a bolt then continue past gear and bolts to the top. Great position with a great view, fun and varied climbing. A Must-Do at the cliff!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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