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Lake George Region 

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Alan and I


The Lake George region has a very long season, can heat up in the summer (but not unbearable) ive found the prime climbing seasons to be late spring (too early in spring and you might run into a bit of water and seeping on some cliffs) and fall, even with snow on the ground i have scavenged some great days on the rock surrounding a frozen lake with a bustling tourist town to return to and grab some food.

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Getting There 

All are accessed from Northway exits 20-28

76 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',1]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lake George Region:
Little Finger   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, 3 pitches, 600'   Rogers Rock
Ten Point Buck   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   New Buck
Sundowner   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Sleeping Beauty Mountain
The Matrix   5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c     Sport, 4 pitches, 660'   Rogers Rock
Frick   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Sleeping Beauty Mountain
Breaking Bad   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 70'   Shelving Rock : Neanderthal Cave
The Entertainer   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Stewarts Ledge
Tang Corner   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Sleeping Beauty Mountain
Devo   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Shelving Rock : Neanderthal Cave
The Gong Show   5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Shelving Rock : Main Wall
Flight of the Falcon   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Sleeping Beauty Mountain
Diva   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 95'   Shelving Rock : Neanderthal Cave
Hackett Corner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 100'   Shelving Rock : Main Wall
Lithium   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Stewarts Ledge
Three Degrees Of Separation   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 100'   Shelving Rock : Carhartt Wall
Monty Python   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   Shelving Rock : Main Wall
The Cenotaph   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b     Sport, 75'   Shelving Rock : Carhartt Wall
Johnny Tsunami   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 90'   Shelving Rock : The Big Wall
Wake and Bake   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 170'   Shelving Rock : Main Wall
Dog Pounder   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Stewarts Ledge
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The delightfully interesting upper face of Gong Show.  The rock looks like military camouflage.

The Gong Show 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Wall
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