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Lake George Mirror July 20, 2007 Rock Climbers Now Focusing on Lake George “We have taken on the role of climbing his- By Ethan Gaddy torians. It’s going to be a thick book that will make Adirondack climbers proud of the diver- After years of neglect, the Lake George re- sity of the park and make visiting climbers im- gion will finally receive comprehensive cov- pressed with the quality of the climbing”, said erage in a new rock-climbing guide to be re- Haas. Lawyer and Haas have been doing seri- leased this year. Co-authors Jeremy Haas, a ous research into who made the first ascents Saratoga schoolteacher and part time climbing and what routes they set, and important fact guide, and Jim Lawyer are to include climbing said Lawyer because the first ascent is often routes on Buck Mountain, Rogers Rock, Deer the best. Leap, and Tongue Mountain cliffs. Climbing legend John Turner climbed “When our book comes out Lake George routes on Deer Leap in the early 1960s, the will be seen as a climbing destination”, Haas climbing there has been largely ignores since. said. Haas cited high concentrations of rattlesnakes The guidebook, Adirondack Rock, will and loose rock as deterrents; he won’t climb cover the entire Adirondack Park. There have there until this fall when low temperatures been multiple guidebooks over the past four clear out the snakes. decades covering the park but Lake George Speculation on the downsides of publish- has received minimal attention. Instead the ing a guide of many previously unknown cliffs, High Peaks region drew the most coverage heavier foot traffic causing erosion and locals and exploration. Rogers Rock and sections of having to share their climbs, does not cause Tongue Mountain were the only climbs in the Lawyer much concern. He feels the short climb- area discussed in Don Mellor’s 1995 edition of ing season and the preponderance of bugs will Climbing in the Adirondacks and that cover- hinder a mass exodus to Lake George. Haas age was incomplete. says inclusion of new cliffs will prevent climbs “The southern Adirondacks were a phe- from becoming covered in vegetation, which nomenon right when Mellor last published in makes climbing dangerous or impossible. ‘95. A lot of the cliffs in the southern region Adirondack Rock is an ongoing project. were developed in the past 10 years”, Lawyer Lawyer just returned from a remote section of said. the Adirondack wilderness after a five-day re- The popularity of rock climbing has spread search expedition. past the Adirondack High Peaks and new loca- “This is a huge, huge book, hundreds and tions or ‘crags’ have been explored and routes hundreds of pages. It’s just a giant project. have been set. The authors have documented We’re trying to give people an appreciation for hundreds of new routes in the Lake George ba- Adirondack style climbing”, said Lawyer. sin alone.
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