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Forum: Trip Reports 07-12-2019, 08:30 AM
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Posted By mudrat
Thank you. It was a very fulfilling trip. Happy...

Thank you. It was a very fulfilling trip. Happy to have met you! 2014 was when I was just after transitioning to technical climbing in there. Seems like yesterday, but also long ago. Wow. I...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By mudrat
Panther Gorge-The Conjoined Slide on Haystack / Climbing Cracks of My Tears on Marcy

It's been ages since I've posted on the forum, so I figured it was time to write another trip report...this was from June 27-28, 2019.
...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 07-05-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
New Routes

Development's slowing down a little, but we got a couple things done in June over 3 visits (1 was guiding up a 2014 route).


Haystack (Ramp Wall arete)-Lioness Rampant (top rope) (5.11d)...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 01-13-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Finally got on an aesthetic line south of the big...

Finally got on an aesthetic line south of the big Marcy climbs and added Apex Predator on January 5th, 2019. ...and introduced a new friend to the Gorge.
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Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 11-14-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
I haven't posted an update in a while for various...

I haven't posted an update in a while for various reasons. I figured I'd cover all of this summer's development at once.

All the Panther Gorge excitement this year was during June.


Haystack...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-15-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By mudrat
Slide-Kilburn-Sentinel-Stewart Traverse--Linking the Monsters

The link to the trip report for the Sentinel Linkage is located here on the sister forum:...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-19-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added John 3:16 (WI4) & PG-13 (WI4) to Mt....

Added John 3:16 (WI4) & PG-13 (WI4) to Mt. Haystack's V Wall on 2018 March 24. Time to take a break until June!
...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 02-12-2018, 08:23 PM
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Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added Spiritus Draconis (WI4+) to Marcy's Chimney...

Added Spiritus Draconis (WI4+) to Marcy's Chimney Wall area on Feb. 1, 2018.
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added Panther's Pinnacle to Marcy's Chimney Wall...

Added Panther's Pinnacle to Marcy's Chimney Wall on September 16. It went at 5.9 / 250'

http://www.summitpost.org/panther-gorge-panther-s-pinnacle/1007725
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 08-31-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added Anorthofright to Marcy's East Face on...

Added Anorthofright to Marcy's East Face on August 27. It went at 5.9- / 710'

http://www.summitpost.org/panther-gorge-mt-marcy-anorthofright-5-9/1005961
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 07-06-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added Marcy's Great Chimney (aka Empty Tomb) &...

Added Marcy's Great Chimney (aka Empty Tomb) & All Ryled Up on the Chimney Wall on June 15. The Chimney is a vertical basaltic trap dike.

2017 August update: Dave Jackson contacted us and claimed...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 06-23-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added "Slacker Cracker" on a newly opened...

Added "Slacker Cracker" on a newly opened wall--the Chimney Wall. This cliff hosts a large chimney with a vertical trap dike.
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 03-16-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Panther Gorge gets a WI5- & 3+ on March 10: Ride...

Panther Gorge gets a WI5- & 3+ on March 10: Ride the Lightning & Skip the Lightning. Trip #32 above.
Forum: Trip Reports 03-16-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,747
Posted By mudrat
Panther Gorge-Haystack-Ride the Lightning-Skip the Lighting-2017 March 10

Partner: Alan Wechsler
Duration/Mileage: 17.5 hours (4:15 a.m.-9:45 p.m.), about 17.5 with meandering
Temperature: 10-20 Fahrenheit
Photos: https://goo.gl/photos/7KBbg53VjQdaqEy79
Video:...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 02-22-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
We've been after this ice smear for a couple...

We've been after this ice smear for a couple years and finally got it on February 18th. Chimaera 275' (WI3-). See trip #31 above.
Forum: Trip Reports 02-22-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,561
Posted By mudrat
Panther Gorge-New Ice on Mt. Marcy-Chimaera-2017 February 18

Duration: 4:40 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Partners: Matt Dobbs & Jace Mullen
Mileage: Approx. 16
Photos:https://goo.gl/photos/H32g98YtnQvWwiw3A
Video: https://vimeo.com/205133099
High Resolution Mosaic:...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 02-14-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,498
Posted By mudrat
Yes, he's a very nice person. He was at Chapel...

Yes, he's a very nice person. He was at Chapel Pond on an easy route by comparison. There's a couple details here:...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 02-13-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,498
Posted By mudrat
Matt Horner Ice Climbing Accident GoFundMe

"Matt had an ice climbing accident Feb 8, 2017, at Chapel Pond near Keene Valley. He fell 60 feet and suffered severe injuries. He was first taken to Elizabethtown Community Hospital, then...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 01-21-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 61,736
Posted By mudrat
Added a short easy ice route on Haystack (Kitty...

Added a short easy ice route on Haystack (Kitty Cake) and did another ascent of By Tooth and Claw on Marcy. Hopefully the weather plays nice over the next few weeks for another trip or two--the ice...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-21-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,083
Posted By mudrat
Panther Gorge-Kitty Cake & 2nd Ascent of By Tooth and Claw 2017 January 14

https://goo.gl/photos/6zobsuNZR6xaqFGy7

Winter 2017 began with storms and created a snowpack greater than that of 2016. I held little hope of heading into Panther Gorge and focused on roadside...
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