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Lunar Manscaping T,S 
Monty Python T 
Princess Bride T 
Protractor T 
Rock Lobster S 
Rusty Lumberjack T,S 
Sloppy Seconds T 
Snake Charmer T 
Stable Weather T,TR 
Stake and Cake T 
Wake and Bake S 
Wake and Cake T 

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Getting There 

As you are walking on the main trail from the parking lot, you will start to see the a big wall off to you right. You will be excited but resist the temptation to hike right to it. Keep hiking on your current trail for a bit. You will see a spine of rock off and to the left that is perpendicular to your current trail. Maybe 5 ft tall and 40ft long. The trail splits, go right. Continue up hill to the top of the trail. At the top (meaning that it goes down hill after that), in front of the large flat boulder(s), look right, you will see cairns and a u shaped groove trail through the talus field. At the top you will be walking on a thin trail through a carpet of vines. Once you get to the wall, turn left. The first climb with bolts is "wake and bake".

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18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',5],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Main Wall:
The Gong Show   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Snake Charmer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 100'   
Rock Lobster   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Hackett Corner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 100'   
Monty Python   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Wake and Bake   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 170'   
Rusty Lumberjack   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 100'   
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matthew nauman (me) just above the crux of  Claim Jumper

Claim Jumper 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Main Wall
up a left facing corner about 12 off the ground to small roof with a fix nut. step right and go up to large roof pull roof. then up to an overhang go over the overhang(crux). left around a bulge back right and up. finish in a right facing corner with a big crack in it to a ledge....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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By matthew nauman
From: cohoes
Jun 16, 2014
CONDITION REPORT 
6/16/2014 a large block has fallen off of the price is right. part of the shallow
corner under the 1st little roof i believe its harder then 5.11a now prob 5.11b or c
By JVB Project
Aug 18, 2014
Directions to main wall need a little love...

As you are walking on the main trail from the parking lot, you will start to see the a big wall off to you right. You will be excited but resist the temptation to hike right to it. Keep hiking on your current trail for a bit. You will see a spine of rock off and to the left that is perpendicular to your current trail. Maybe 5 ft tall and 40ft long. The trail splits, go right. Continue up hill to the top of the trail. At the top (meaning that it goes down hill after that), in front of the large flat boulder(s), look right, you will see cairns and a u shaped groove trail through the talus field. At the top you will be walking on a thin trail through a carpet of vines. Once you get to the wall, turn left. The first climb with bolts is "wake and bake".
By Alex Mitchell
From: Cincinnati, OH
Aug 20, 2014
I updated the directions. If anyone wants me to add anything else I would be more than happy. I only made one visit to this cliff and am probably not the best person to update this page.