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Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

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About Ward Pound Ridge Reservation:

The Pound ridge reservation offers a few surprisingly fun possibilities, both for bouldering and trad. An area known as Leatherman's cave has a few steep walls with accessible walk arounds for top roping. there is nothing published anywhere that i can find about climbing in this area, but there is a beautiful roof crack with a few fixed pieces dangling towards the left of most prominent wall in the area.
Nearest town or city: Cross River, NY
Directions: The main entrance to the reservation is located on route 121 right after it's intersection with route 35 in cross river. However, the easiest way to get to leatherman's is by parking on Honey Hollow rd, which is off 121 a little ways further down. Drive on this road for half a mile and keep a look out for a trailhead on the left. explore the area, there is a wooden bridge near the entrance of the trail. this trail also leads to a lookout point with great exposure.
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Access Issues: There is camping at designated leanto's through out the reservation, although most are a few miles hike from this climbing area, and there is a fee to use them.
Camping: Yes
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Weekend

Forum Discussions (1 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Ward - Closed to Climbing captainmo 1 Mar 23 2010, 10:45 AM