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Starbuck Mountain  


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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Feb 25, 2013
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Description 

Southern Adirondack Mountain with several cliffs at its base, forming several clusters of good ice climbing.
Unlike most SAdk locales, the approach is short, 20 minutes to Starbuck Central for example.
All the routes on Starbuck face south. As such, they get a lot of insolation. Many of the routes, especially the steeper, more exposed ones, get baked out by mid-February. Most seasons will be short-lived.

Getting There 

From the Northway, take exit 25 Chestertown. Head south on Route 8 to Wevertown. At the traffic light, turn right onto Route 28. Drive through the towns of North Creek and North River, after which you will begin climbing a long hill. At its crest, look for Cleveland Road on the left. Turn onto this road and park immediately. Cross Rt. 28 and walk due north toward the foot of mountain. Be aware that private land lies close to either side, stay within the state land boundary. You will cross Raquette Brook and several low spots which may be wet in warm years, but no dangerous water.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.3 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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 Starbuck Mountain:
Breakfast Blend   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   Starbuck Central
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Featured Route For Starbuck Mountain
Mike Prince leads the FA of Via.

Via WI2  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Starbuck Central
Climb low-angle slab to a large stance with a big tree on the right, at the base of the fat ice flow. Sling that tree or shoot a screw and go.Good, consistent grade 2 climbing for the rest of the way, with a couple harder options running through steep steps to either side....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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