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Shelving Rock

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About Shelving Rock:

(Please note, this description is cut and pasted from Adirondack Rock website : "This long cliff rises above the eastern shore of Lake George. Large talus fields and fresh rock debris skirt the base of this cliff so watch your footing (and poison ivy) as you approach. It has one of the longest climbing seasons in the park. And you can't beat the location—full sun in the afternoon with outstanding views of Lake George. Many of the routes are "modern trad", meaning fixed protection and gear; don't expect many clip ups. The majority of routes are well protected, and all of them have fixed anchors. Bring a standard trad rack with an emphasis on small cams and wires. Six different sections of the cliff have been developed. From left to right, they are the Carhartt Wall, Main Face, Neanderthal Cave, Big Wall, Jackass Buttress and Politico Wall. Due to a cell tower at the Sagamore Resort across the lake, the cliff and parking area have good cell reception."
Nearest town or city: Fort Ann
Directions: From NY 149, turn north on Buttermilk Falls Rd. At approx. 3 miles, merge with Sly Pond Rd and drive further 5.7 miles on partially paved road to the Upper Hogtown parking area. Continue left on Shelving Rock Rd for approx 3 miles to a large parking lot (not a pull-off) on the left, and passed the Shelving Rock Trailhead.
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Access Issues: None
Camping: Free
When to Climb: Autumn Summer
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