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Main Wall Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Main Wall is the obvious, center-piece of Ten degree. It is roughly 350 feet at the highest point with several large dihedral systems blanketing the face. Randy Baker reports that there are several classic, multi-pitch routes here. The rock is clean granite with a number of cracks and featured, steep faces. The Main Wall is sub-divided into four sections. Left to right the sections are: Bemis Area, Central Wall, Wavy Wall, and the Friction Slabs.

Getting There 

Follow the approach trail right at the fork. Once you pass the "Bemis" arete the Main Wall will be obvious.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 11.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Wall:
Winter is Coming   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Bemis Area
Ghost   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Bemis Area
Bemis   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Bemis Area
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Featured Route For Main Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben Smith cleaning Entrance Crack on lead.  Thanks...

Entrance Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Maine : Ten Degree Wall : ... : Central Wall
Climb the striking hand/fist crack under a dihedral to reach the belay ledge. There are bolts for anchor/rap at the belay. The crux is the finish, moving under the bulky dihedral with small under-clings and lay-backs, using friction on the smooth face to gain sloppers at the lip of the ledge. A really fun climb bottom to top! Protects very well....[more]   Browse More Classics in Maine

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