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Description 

The Lake Champlain Region encompasses a multitude of crags, cliff lines, and mountains that are concentrated between Route 9 and Interstate 87 within the Park. The region extends all the way to Lake Champlain, though the majority of the climbing exists around the I-87 corridor.

Getting There 

Interstate 87 (The Northway) between exits 29 and 33 is where the majority of the climbing in this region resides. From Vermont, you can take one of the three ferries that crosses Lake Champlain, or you can drive south around the Lake via the Crown Point Bridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.7 miles from here

80 Total Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',45],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',8],['5.8',15],['5.9',11],['5.10',25],['5.11',12],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=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 Lake Champlain Region:
Catharsis   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13     Trad, 4 pitches, 490'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O Slab
Bozeman Bullet   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Deadwater : Main Cliff
Gamesmanship   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
The Sting   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
The Great Dihedral   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 450'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Cirrhosis   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Bloody Mary   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Scallion   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Tombstone   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   Deadwater : Main Cliff
Cooney-Norton   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 320'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
The Fastest Gun   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Lost Chance aka The Natural    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Cosmopolitan Wall   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Son of a Mother   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Maestro   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Menace To Sobriety   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Casual Observer   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Earthly Night   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 3 pitches, 270'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Southern Hospitality p1   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
Pilgrim's Progress   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 230'   Poke-O-Moonshine : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
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Featured Route For Lake Champlain Region
Cosmopolitan Wall

Cosmopolitan Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face
You'll need a full quiver of trickery to complete this route with grace.Cosmo Wall is a long, intimidating route that enjoys the spoils of what Poko is famous (or should it that be IN-famous?) for: gear-gobbling cracks and airy, technical face climbing on less-than-vertical terrain. Sounds like a recipe for a four-star route, right? The route starts off the far left end of the Sting Traverse Ledge, essentially to the left of The Positive Thinking ice route. Follow some unprotected hands and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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