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Lake Luzerne

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Potash Cliff 

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Nice Intermediate / easy trails with a couple of small hills. Near Round Lake village, NY
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Lake Luzerne 


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Location: 43.3222, -73.8377 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ryan and Jesse Morse-Brady on Mar 2, 2013
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Description 

Lake Luzerne is a small town near Lake George, NY it offers a variety of activities including climbing, swimming, and cycling. It's best known for the sport climbing at Potash RD, however there are many one climb wonders and documented/undocumented wilderness exploration potential near by. You can find a upstate NY testpeice graded into the 13's, quality bouldering, moderate sport climbing, and alpine adventure climbing here.


Getting There 

Lake Luzerne can be accessed via exit 21 on Interstate 87, or the "Northway" (NYS signage will be present). Head Southwest on 9N (the only road you can turn onto), and follow the signs to Lake Luzerne. If you find yourself in Lake George Village, you've gone the wrong way.


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Featured Route For Lake Luzerne

El Regalo 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  NY : Lake Luzerne : Potash Cliff
The beginning of this excellent route involves establishing a belay at the top of a ramp, clipping a bong (for your belayer's sake), and then trending up and right to get to the first bolt. From there, the fun starts, with the option of pulling on a small tree (which I most certainly did), or traversing around it. After the tree, the moves get harder, with a nice no-hands rest on a ledge about two thirds of the way up. The trick is convincing yourself to step back off the ledge onto the crimp...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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