Climbers with fingers of steel and precise footwork will be attracted to Clifton. Clifton is nestled in the rolling hills just east of Bangor, Maine, and is home to some of the finest crags in the state. Those who enjoy climbing on balancy holds and tweaky, tip numbing edges will find plenty to do as Clifton is the home to nearly a dozen crags.
The Clifton crags are located about 20 minutes east of Bangor. All the crags (except for eagle bluff) are located off of rt. 9. Eagle bluff is off of 180
An awesome classic two pitch crack climb that you'll want to do over and over.For the first pitch you can either climb the bolted chunky monkey arÍte of Highlander (5.7) or slither up the dirty dihedral and slamming through a slot chimney (5.9)For the second pitch follow the crack up and through a squeeze chimney that's quite a squeeze, on the scale of something like being born. Getting into the chimney's the crux. Then follow the easy crack the rest of the way up to the anchor bolts @ the top. ...[more]Browse More Classics in ME