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Cat Mountain Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.1002, -74.8646 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Simon Thompson on May 7, 2011
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Located near Cranberry Lake, Cat Mountain is a scenic mountain with a long but easy approach. There are several cliff bands that are mostly unexplored with great opportunity for hard sport climbing.

Getting There 

Go West on Rt. 3 for 7.7 miles from Cranberry Lake and turn left onto Wanakena Rd. Follow this for a little over a mile into Wanakena, staying right at all forks. Once in Wanakena the road will cross a bridge and soon turn left on S. Shore Road. Follow the road for a few minutes past one trailhead to another with a small parking area directly next to it. This is the trailhead to Dead Creek Flow. Follow the signs at the junctions to Cat Mountain. The approach is about 5 miles on flat, easy terrain.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Scaredy Cat

Scaredy Cat 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Face
Hike left below the flake and scramble up onto a dirty, rocky, wet ledge. Move right along the ledge to the base of a short left-facing corner(formed by the large flake visible from below) that contains a dirty off-width. Climb up the off-width to the top of the flake(crux). Move out to a stance on the face of the flake. Climb the right-rising flake to it's high point. Make a long step right to a small ledge which makes a blocky crack around the corner reachable. Gain the ledge and belay. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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