Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Eagle Bluff

Select Route:
All seriousness aside  S 
Alleyway T 
Amber Waves of Grain S 
Another Bolted Face Climb S 
Attitude Adjuster T 
Bivy Route S 
Blaze of Glory S 
Chinese Water Torture Direct S 
Corner Line T 
Crankcase T,S,TR 
Delirious S 
Eagle Direct T,S 
Eagle Has Landed, The S 
Eagle's Gift, The S 
Easy Stuff T 
Element 115 S 
Entrance Exam S 
Happy Face S 
highlander T,S 
Longitudinal Wave S 
No Rest for the Wicked S 
Pried and Joy T,S 
Punks in the Gunks T,S 
Reckless Abandon S 
Root of Choice T 
Route Awakening S 
Slice of the Gunks T 
Talus Scout S,TR 
Tax Is Too Steep, The S,TR 
Texas Two Step T,S 
Upside down staircase T 
Walk on the Mild Side S 
Wave Guide S 
What's In a Name? S 
Wheaties S 
Where Eagles Dare T 
Witch Wonder T 

Eagle Bluff 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 7,998
Administrators: Ladd Raine, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Matty Zane on Oct 5, 2008
Forecast:
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
Partly Cloudy
79° | 60°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
74° | 57°
Partly Cloudy
79° | 59°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
80° | 60°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
78° | 60°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
for the lucky ones
Your help needed to keep this crag open! MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Eagle Bluff is CLiftons most popular and well known climbing area with over 130 routes. Climbers of all kind will find enjoyable lines, with the majority of the routes ranging from 5.9-5.11 sport.


Getting There 

From the intersection of route 9 and 180, drive 2.6 miles south on route 180. Just after a gated gravel road on the left, look for a small dirt pullout and the approach trail.


37 Total Routes


['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',4],['5.9',6],['5.10',10],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['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 Eagle Bluff:
Easy Stuff   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Pried and Joy   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Witch Wonder   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
Upside down staircase   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Slice of the Gunks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Walk on the Mild Side   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Happy Face   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Crankcase   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bivy Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Tax Is Too Steep   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   
Wheaties   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Eagle's Gift   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
highlander   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 165'   
Attitude Adjuster   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Entrance Exam   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Chinese Water Torture Direct   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Blaze of Glory   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Where Eagles Dare   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Eagle Direct   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Browse More Classics in Eagle Bluff

Featured Route For Eagle Bluff
Positive holds under the roof of pitch 1

highlander 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  ME : Clifton Crags : Eagle Bluff
up 5.7 slab past 2 bolts to horizontals on blocky holds past small overhang crux to 2 bolt belayup flakes to classic face climbing on blunt arete crux to another 2 bolt belay...[more]   Browse More Classics in ME

Photos of Eagle Bluff Slideshow Add Photo
Map of Eagle Bluff Property
BETA PHOTO: Map of Eagle Bluff Property
Comments on Eagle Bluff Add Comment
Show which comments
By Travis Dustin
From: Hollis, NH
Jul 6, 2012

What is the approach like?

By Scott Brown
Oct 29, 2012

10-15 minutes

By Matty Zane
From: Freedom
Feb 10, 2014

https://www.kintera.org/site/c.tmL5KhNWLrH/b.8976537/k.8718/>>>

Eagle bluff is currently closed due to access issues. Please follow this link and donate as much as you can to help save this amazing area.

By nealg
Jun 16, 2014

Anyone know the current access status of Eagle Bluff in Clifton? Climbed there 15+ years ago and was returning for a Maine trip.

Open or closed?

thx!

By maineah
From: Maine
Jun 25, 2014

As far as I know, permanent access is being negotiated and Eagle's is open for now