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Split Rock Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 601'
Location: 44.22557, -73.38588 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jim Lawyer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jim Lawyer on Jul 21, 2016
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Description 

This is a newly discovered area with one very exceptional wall called The Crime Scene. (Many of the routes are named using a Climb/Crime pun.) This wall faces east and has 5 sport climbs and 1 mixed route. From left to right, the routes are 13a, 11c, 12b (mixed), 12c, 12a, 11c/d.

Getting There 

From Westport, take Route 22 north, then turn right onto Lake Shore Road. Drive approximately 4 miles, then park on the right at the Split Rock Wild Forest trailhead.

Rather than follow the hiking trail, hike south across a small stream to a logging road. Follow this uphill, then level. After a while, you will join the yellow hiking trail. Follow this for a few minutes; you are now paralleling the stream in a shallow canyon. Turn R off trail and bushwhack 4 minutes to the stream; the cliff is on the opposite side, facing east. It takes about 10-15 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',4],['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 Split Rock Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Split Rock Canyon:
Partners in Climb   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Public Enemy   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Split Rock Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: The Crime Scene at Split Rock Canyon. Partners in ...

Partners in Climb 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Split Rock Canyon
Stick clip. Stand on your toes to reach the starting holds on the arete. Pull onto the left wall and climb past several horizontals to a deep hand-sized horizontal crack. Go up the face staying just left of the arete. At the top, swing right around the arete to better holds on a slab, then reach left to a fixed anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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By Timothy Gibson
Sep 5, 2016
I went and mini-tractioned some of these yesterday - they are good! Thanks for adding yet another beautiful little crag to the area.

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