REI Community
search
Advanced
Under the Measles Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Cooties T 
Lead 101 T,S 
Lead 102 T,S 
Social Climber T 
Social Pariah T 

Under the Measles Wall Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 734
Administrators: Jim Lawyer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Apr 12, 2010
Forecast:
This Afternoon

66° | 50°
Wednesday

70° | 51°
Thursday

60° | 48°
Friday

60° | 49°
Saturday

67° | 52°
Sunday

64° | 52°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Description 

This is a cluster of rock below and slightly east of the Upper Measles Wall, consisting of an 80' low-angled slab, on top of which lies a steep, shorter outcrop. A discontinuous ledge system separates these two formations.
The lower slab makes an excellent first "long" climb, with routes in the 5.0 to 5.3 range. The upper wall is shorter, 20 to 40', with a (impossible?) cave-like overhang on its right flank.

Getting There 

To reach the bottom of the slab, walk east, maintaining elevation, from the Lower Measles Wall, for about 100 yards.
To reach the steep cliff on top, walk down and east from the right end of the Upper Measles Wall

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['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]


Featured Route For Under the Measles Wall

Social Pariah 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c New York : Adirondacks : ... : Under the Measles Wall
Climb straight up the slab, passing one left-rising crack along the way (only pro).Pleasant climbing, only a bit more difficult than Social Disease....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

Comments on Under the Measles Wall Add Comment
Show which comments
By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Aug 19, 2013
As mentioned, this is a perfect first-day-out beginning leader crag. There's two bolted lines that can be protected using only the bolts (other gear exists) and an easy trad line on the right side. Rock is clean (by Crane Mt standards) and friction properties great.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · People · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About