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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Dec 6, 2012
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Description 

Around the outside edge of the Main Face's gigantic corner, the Slanting Cracks Wall diminishes in height, tapering down to nothing in a few hundred yards. However, there's plenty of rock to be had before it ends. Most of the routes in this area are single pitch, but some of those pitches are extremely long (170'), requiring a lot of rack and persistence.

Getting There 

Walk around the gigantic corner to the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['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]


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Slabmeister 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Right Side Taper
A couple very long 5.6ish runouts, but otherwise well-protected. If you can handle the crux section, the runouts should be trivial.Climb the slab using an assortment of gear and bolts for pro to a small overlap at the bottom of the difficulty, a 20' tall section of steep friction with scant holds, protected by 3 bolts.Passing this to a good stance, climb through the low overhang 8' left of a wide crack with an oak tree in it, then climb up unprotected easy slab, cross the wide crack and finish t...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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