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Chossmonaut T 
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This is the tallest section of cliff, geographically it is in the vicinity of the gigantic left-facing corner where Providence begins.
The left side of this are degenerates rapidly into broken, overgrown, and dirty choss. Most of the routes begin near the "funnel's base", where the rock is clean (by Crane standards), then branch off from a few common starts.

Getting There 

As per Slanting Cracks Wall directions. The gigantic left-facing corner at the base of the tallest stretch of rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

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Straits of Fear 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Face
Perhaps the best of the "early" routes on Crane, this line begins as for In the Beginning, at a left-rising flake/crack 15' left of the gigantic inside corner. But rather than traverse 20' left, only shift ~6' left, striking off through a seam leading through a bulge, make tenuous moves over hollow plates, up a shallow hand crack, to a second crux move reaching for a rock "fin" to gain easy ground leading to a sloping belay under an overhang to the right.Pitch two moves back left, onto ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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