Rock Climbing

Exploring New Rock in Cascade Pass

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There’s always new rock to be found – get out and explore!

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Nick Gulli rappelling a new route on an undeveloped cliff in Cascade Pass

 

2014 Adirondack Rock Climbing Cliff Closures – Effective April 1st

It may still look like winter out there, but we just received notice from the DEC about this year’s cliff closures, which go into effect Tuesday, April 1st. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Effective Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the following Adirondack rock climbing routes will be closed to protect Peregrine falcon nest sites. 

Current route closure information will be posted at trail heads, parking areas, and online at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7870.html

Moss Cliff – All routes closed.

Chapel Pond – All routes on Upper and Lower Washbowl Cliffs closed.

Poke-o-Moonshine Mountain – All routes on the Main Face are closed except the following routes described on pages 38-45 of Adirondack Rock – A Rock Climber’s Guide:

1. Opposition
2. Goat’s Foot on Rock
3. High and Dry
4. Bushmaster
5. Big Buddha
6. Bushido
7. Bodacious
8. Pearly Gates
9. Kaibob
10. Battle Creek
11. Static Cling
12. Certified Raw
13. Air Male
14. Son of a Mother
15. Phase III
16. Bastard
17. Ladder
18. Puppies on Edge
19. Hang ‘Em High
20 Group Therapy
21. Adonis
22. Pandemonium
23. Discord
24. A Womb with a View

Matt McCormick’s New Route

Congratulations to Mountaineer friend Matt McCormick on his new route at the Spider’s Web (Wheelin N’ Dealin, 5.13c R). Details and a great video can be found at Matt’s blog.

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