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Location: 43.71169, -73.62959 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bill Sacks on Apr 22, 2012
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Description 

No trails lead to these cliffs. Very secluded, and it appears that the last period of popular climbing here was in the early 1990s. Lots of rock fall in the surrounding area around the cliffs, some looking recent. Loose rock on climbs also. Test any blocks or flakes for the hollow/loose sound/feel before pulling or placing protection. There is a fair amount of lichen, but nothing out of the ordinary for the Lake George area.

Getting There 

Exit 25 off of I-87-N
About 20 minutes off of the exit, drive by Brant Lake

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Heading up P1

Final Frontier 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Barton High Cliffs
P1 (5.6): Follow right corner to 4th class ramp to a belay ledge on the left side of the arete.P2 (5.8+): Climb the arete under a roof. Go right beneath roof around the corner. Follow the obvious vertical crack, very exposed.P3 (5.5): Work up face to the arete. Pass stump with rappel anchor and continue to trees....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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Pull of on side of road to park.  There is no designated trail head or parking area.
BETA PHOTO: Pull of on side of road to park. There is no desi...
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By Bill Sacks
From: Sacramento, CA
Apr 22, 2012
TR 4/21/2012
By Bill Sacks
From: Sacramento, CA
Oct 28, 2012
TR 10/27/2012
By Bill Sacks
From: Sacramento, CA
Apr 9, 2013
You can't see the cliff from the road. In fact, you can't see the cliff until you are minutes away from it on the approach. Just follow the directions on p.469 of Adirondack Rock.