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Belleview  


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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Jul 27, 2012
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Description 

The Belleview area encompasses a collection of slabs along the southern flank of Crane Mountain, west of the South Corner Cliffs. This section is rife with low-angle rock, ranging from moss-covered shorties to 560' long, undulating strips.
While nothing here will lure the hardguy/gal, it's an ample playground for beginners and casual outings. Difficulty ranges from 5.3 to 5.10b/c, but most of the routes are less than 5.8.
To date, development has concentrated on two of the rightmost slabs, the Bella Vista slab and the Belleview Slab. At least one climb has been done on both the slab west and east of these.

Getting There 

Take the East (a.k.a. BAW) Path past all the Measles Walls. Look for a herd path diverging left; take it. Five minutes of moderate hiking leads to the Belleview Slab; the Bella Vista Slab lies above and left of this.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Belleview:
Belle Bottom Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Belleview Slab
Bella Vista   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 5 pitches, 510'   Bella Vista Slab
O'Tom's Tick Twister   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Belleview Slab
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Featured Route For Belleview
Tom tiptoes out of the crux.

Belleview 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Belleview Slab
The crux is getting up the first ten feet, the first bolt is well past this. You may want to stick-clip it from the right.After clipping that bolt, the climbing settles down, a lot up to a horizontal crack, then gets interesting, though not very hard, the rest of the way. Bolts and another crack or two provide gear.Were the rest of the route as hard as its start, this would be a premium friction testpiece....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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