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Han Shot First S,TR 
Nuffin' But a Puffin T 
Saskatoon Slab Variation T 
Third Wave S 
Vanishing Act T 

October Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.3786, -72.86149 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Luc-514, Kris Fiore, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kris Fiore on Oct 21, 2015
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  • Description 

    Just uphill and to the left of the Main Wall.

    In just over a weeks time in October 2015, seven routes were added to this wall.

    From left to right...

    Han Shot First (Sport)
    Vanishing Act (Trad)
    Saskatoon Slab Variation (Trad/Bolts)
    Nuffin' But a Puffin (Trad)
    Third Wave (Sport)
    Nuffin But a Peanut (Sport)
    Oooh, Exciting! (TR)

    Vanishing Act/Saskatoon Slab both start in the large obvious chimney which can be seen from the final logging road.

    Getting There 

    Directions to 82 found on the Main Wall page.

    Find this wall as you hike down the final logging road from the new trail cut this fall. The wall is on your left and the best landmark is the large Chimney of Vanishing Act which can be seen right off the trail.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 7.3 miles from here

    5 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['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 October Wall

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for October Wall:
    Vanishing Act   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 95'   
    Third Wave   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
    Han Shot First   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 40'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in October Wall

    Featured Route For October Wall
    Rock Climbing Photo: Han Shot First in red.  Vanishing Act is blue line...

    Han Shot First 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Vermont : Bolton Area : ... : October Wall
    Begin 10 feet left of Vanishing Act between two cracks and below a high first bolt. An optional medium cam protects the moves to the first bolt. The start is directly in middle of the wall, not in the corner on the left. Work up to a tricky mantle to a few thin moves to gain jugs under the roof. Traverse left under the roof until it is possible to pull up and over to a decent stance. One final crux guards the top and a lower-off anchor.Alternatively, once you reach the anchors continue straight ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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