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Southern Mountains  

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Submitted By: James Otey on Sep 26, 2010  with updates from Shane Kenyon
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The Southern Mountain includes the cliffs around Arietta, a small town on Route 10. There are a number of crags here, each with its own distinct feel. included are the Lost Crags (McMartin, Lost Hunters, Lost T), Good Luck Lake, Otter Lake, and Pinnacle Mountain. Bouldering areas include Nine Corners Lake and Pinnacle Pullout. Also included are the cliffs around Lake Pleasant and Piseco Lake.

Getting There 

The crags are located along the Route 10 corridor near Caroga Lake and Arietta.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

157 Total Routes

['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',46],['Bomb',2]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southern Mountains:
Meat and Potatoes   V1 5     Boulder   Middle Earth : Fortress
Pop or Drop   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Middle Earth : Fortress
Chillen   V4 6B     Boulder   Nine Corners Lake : The Cliffs
Thorazine    V8 7B     Boulder   Middle Earth : Wall Boulder
The Success of Sully's Bride   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 90'   Statebrook
The Inverted Englishman   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 70'   Statebrook
Five Star Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Lost T
Mystery Achievement   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Good Luck Mountain
Little Kisses   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Lost T
The Priest Kept My Underwear   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Statebrook
Wally Your Finger Smells Like The Beaver   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 90'   Statebrook
Spelunking Midget   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   Lost T
Bowline With A Blowjob Finish   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, TR, 70'   Statebrook
Alien Umbrella   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Pinnacle Mountain
Ten B   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   Lost T
Medicine Man   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 90'   Good Luck Mountain
Crimps Are For Pimps   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Lost T
Release the Kraken   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Pinnacle Mountain
Parthenope   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Lost T
Flavor of the Day   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   Lost T
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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Apr 18, 2012
Gary created an excellent guide for [some cliffs in] this area. Please visit his website for the PDFs!


[link updated, thanks Jim!]
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