Paul Roberts is an enthusiastic young climber who put thermal bar to the test while conquering Wallface Mountain! Check out his report and thoughts on ThermalBar below or on his blog.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Wallface Mountain Trip Report
Columbus day weekend, Chris Picinich and myself headed up to the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains to climb Wallface Mountain. Wallface is an 800+ foot vertical wall, suggested to be the tallest wall in NewYork. We drove up friday evening and made our approach by moonlight to wall face lean-to 2.7 miles in from the abandoned town of Upperworks. Upperworks use to be a small lumber town until they filled their quota and were forced to leave; it was an erie last sight of civilization to be seeing abandoned houses right before we met the trailhead, made me question what lay ahead of us in the next few days.