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Moss Lake Slab

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Iron Heel T 

Moss Lake Slab Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 180'
Location: 43.78172, -74.86422 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: derek nabozny on May 18, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: Derek Nabozny on the traverse of the Iron heel

The Old Forge area is a patchwork of private and public property. Please respect private property and posted signs, and avoid climbing or trespassing on private property unless you have permission from the landowner.


very clean slab with moderate routes and good features (moonrock) Located in a great area with a lake and camping

Getting There 

Found after hitting the eastern tip of the lake on trail then move south/ southwest at the foot of the mountain a 1/2 mile bushwack from trail to base

Climbing Season

For the I: Old Forge Region area.

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Moss Lake Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Moss Lake Slab:
Iron Heel   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   
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Featured Route For Moss Lake Slab
Rock Climbing Photo: Neal on the FA of Iron heel

Iron Heel 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Moss Lake Slab
At a high point move up and right across open slab to the corner, climb the corner (great gear) for 50' then straight up the wonderfully textured (moon rock) low angle slab with pro maybe every 25' to an overlap at about 125' then traverse right for about 50' along the base of the overlap to the trees 50’. The overlap finish looks challenging and about 40’ higher. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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