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Avalanche Mountain

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Avalanche Mountain Gully 

Avalanche Mountain  


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Elevation: 3,809'
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Description 

A small peak that is nestled in between Mt. Colden and Algonquin, with flanks that dip into Avalanche Lake

Getting There 

Walk from LOJ or Upper Works.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Avalanche Mountain:
Avalanche Mountain Gully   WI4-     Chipped, Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 175'   
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Featured Route For Avalanche Mountain
Simon Thompson leading P1 of AMG, Feb. 17, 2013.  Photo by Kevin Chlad

Avalanche Mountain Gully WI4-  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Avalanche Mountain
Scramble up the lower gully for a few hundred feet...mostly steep snow with a WI3 step in the beginning. Beware of avalanche danger on the first sections. After that, belay on the right for a pitch up to a cramped belay cave (single file), clip 2 old pitons at the cave. The next pitch deals with a 70 degree ramp to a hanging curtain which can be dispatched in a number of ways....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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