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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Dec 5, 2012
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Description 

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

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Providence 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Face
More popular as a winter mixed climb (mountainproject.com/v/providen..., this route was one of the earliest multipitch climbs on Crane Mountain.Providence follows the gigantic inside corner; as such dry conditions must prevail. The first pitch is long, the crux is at the point where the dihedral pinches down and becomes steep. Think 3D while looking for pro, when nothing presents itself in front of you. The only runout section is on the second pitch, where...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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