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Slanting Cracks Wall

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About Slanting Cracks Wall:

About 3 km from the trailhead parking lot, east and north along the base of the mountain. This is the obvious wall with cracks slanting from lower left to upper right as seen from S. Johnsburg Road. The wall is about 120 meters high. Most of the climbing takes place very close to the large inside corner facing left at its base. Note that this corner is the sort of 'funnel-point' of the cliff; anything falling from above is headed that way. Winter attempts especially are prone to ice shard showers.
Approach: From the State Trailhead, walk east, staying parallel to the mtn. and low until the mtn. swings north. Turn and ascend the ridge to stay with it. Cross the tiny ravine and walk the ridge across the boulder-strewn brook until the obvious "slanting cracks" wall is visible. Walk across the brook and up to the cliff. Generally, it is better to stay on the ridge until you've passed below the wall itself, then work back up to it on its right side.
Approach Time: 40 minutes
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Rock Type: Gneiss
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Morning Sun


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2 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Straits of Fear (1) 5.8 1
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Straits of Fear Variation 5.10b 0
4 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Providence 5.6 1
5 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Fifi Fingers 5.10a 0

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