The Old Forge Region contains some of the most undeveloped and vast wilderness around. Needless to say, it also holds some incredible ice and rock climbing. You may reference the Lawyer/Haas "Adirondack Rock" guidebook for the potential rock climbing areas. The ice routes within this region are still being developed and the area is evolving into its own little niche' for those involved. As noted, Please respect the land and property boundaries, and keep the area pristine.
From Utica NY, Take route 12 to 28. This will take you directly into the center of Old Forge. More precise directions will be added soon.
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Iron Heel 5.4 NY : Adirondacks : ... : Moss Lake Slab
At a high point move up and right across open slab to the corner, climb the corner (great gear) for 50' then straight up the wonderfully textured (moon rock) low angle slab with pro maybe every 25' to an overlap at about 125' then traverse right for about 50' along the base of the overlap to the trees 50’. The overlap finish looks challenging and about 40’ higher. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NY