Mostly known for rock climbing (developed after the publication of Adirondack Rock), this cliff holds a couple high-quality ice lines. The west-facing aspect gets lots of afternoon sun, so early season is best.
The cliff is located in the Sacandaga River Valley in the southern section of the park, not far from Good Luck Mountain and Lost Hunter's Cliff.
2 Total Routes
Featured Route For McMartin Cliff
Gin and Juice WI4 M5 NY : Adirondacks : ... : McMartin Cliff
Super excellent line with adequate protection. The route bakes off later in the season and will be completely devoid of ice.P1 M5 WI4: Go up the shallow chimney (runout, but not hard) to a roof. Around this on the left to a second roof. Go left 6' and enter a squeeze chimney. Exhale and squirm up the bowels of the mountain with increasing tightness to the top. 130'Descent: Rappel from trees 20' right, 110' to ground....[more] Browse More Classics in NY
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