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Location: NH : Rumney : The Prudential : Finland (5.11a)
By: twellman When: Jul 27, 2009

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Comments: I agree that it felt hard for an 11a. I think the awkward sandy topout at the top of the first section was the harder part. Otherwise, the opening power moves are tons of fun, and the stemming and laybacks near the top were classic. Definitely worth doing.

It is possible to set up a toprope for this one after doing niceland (10a) to the left, but you have to put draws on most of the bolts as you belay down, then unclip them as you climb.


Location: NH : Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Left : Amore Eel (5.10b)
By: twellman When: Jul 19, 2009

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Comments: Be careful of the tree behind and underneath you when clipping the 2nd bolt... if you fall backward at all, it might be in your path.

Otherwise, a fun route. Power crux, and fun un-rumney-like quartz at the top. Well done, Mark.


Location: NH : Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Left : Man With a Hueco in His Tig... (5.11b)
By: twellman When: Jul 19, 2009

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Comments: An awesome short route! Gets easier as you go, so don't stop cranking! The start is very powerful and bouldery, with a few options. The clips arent too hard if you find some good heel hooks and or knee bars.


Location: NH : Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Right : Trigger Happy (5.9)
By: twellman When: Jul 19, 2009

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Comments: Solid 5.9 Like so many other climbs to the right, from the last bolt to the anchors might be the crux... who stole the holds from the top of this cliff?


Location: NH : Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Right : Dirty Dozen (5.10d)
By: twellman When: Jul 19, 2009

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Comments: I dont understand why the ratings arent better for this climb... It is long, technical, pumpy, well-bolted, all the elements of a classic climb. I think this is my favorite route at triple corners. There is a 25 foot runout between bolts 4 and 5, with about 5.3 climbing in between. I guess you could throw a sling around the tree midway if you don't feel like dying, but I'm pretty sure I encountered harder moves on the hike up.

DO THIS ROUTE!!!


Location: NH : Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Right : Perfectly Blunt (5.10d)
By: twellman When: Jul 19, 2009

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Comments: Don't make the mistake of trying to go straight to the anchors after the last bolt... the micro-crimps quickly fade into nothing. It is much easier, though not easy, to move right to the arete then head up. The description in the guidebook is perfect... technical and devious!


Location: NH : Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall : Easily Aroused (5.9)
By: twellman When: Jul 17, 2009

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Comments: I was climbing at dusk with a friend recently, and I hopped on this with my headlamp thinking it was one of the 5.7's that abound in this area... I remember thinking that it felt more like a 5.10 with some tough clips... so it must have been this route! Definitely some small holds but sufficient feet.


Location: NH : Rumney : 5.8 Crag : Bolt And Run (5.9)
By: twellman When: Jul 16, 2009

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Comments: It looks so slabby from the bottom, but doesnt feel that way while you're on it... maybe the lack of handholds. Overall, a nice Rumney-esque technique-requisite route.


Location: NH : Rumney : 5.8 Crag : Milktoast (5.10d)
By: twellman When: Jul 16, 2009

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Comments: About halfway up, you can find perhaps the best undercling I've ever laid my hands on, and get quite a good rest before attacking the few bouldery moves to conquer the bulge.


Location: NH : Rumney : 5.8 Crag : Romancing the Stone (5.10c)
By: twellman When: Jul 16, 2009

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Comments: An excellent climb! I'd say the climbing tends to get easier as you go, but you also get more pumped, so it feels like a nice constant difficulty the whole way through if you take your level of exhaustion into account. I'll be back on this again in the near future.


Location: NH : Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall : Espresso (5.10d)
By: twellman When: Jul 13, 2009

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Comments: I think you can skip the crimpy crux, which is below the 2nd to last bolt, with a fun dyno. The hold to the left of the 2nd to last bolt is good, and it's a fun fall if it turns out not to be good enough when you are pumping out!


Location: NH : Rumney : Waimea : Flying Hawaiian (5.11b)
By: twellman When: Jul 12, 2009

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Comments: I did this route this weekend, and it was amazing! Probably the hardest but most fulfilling 11b I have done. The rests definitely give you a little too much time to look up and start worrying, but as you make the clips you'll find yourself saying, well that wasnt as bad as it looked like it would be.

I was a bit confused by the topout though. I've seen many people mention a mantel move to exit. There are two triangular-looking outcrops above the last bolt, and I used the lower one, throwing a h... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Chains as TR anchors: a problem?General ClimbingtwellmanOct 11, 2012
re: Bolting at Dumplington Hill, Raymond NHEastern StatestwellmanJul 12, 2012

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Middle Parallel Space 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Spooky 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

CA : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Charlatan

Tribal Boundaries 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

ID : City of Rocks : Flaming Rock

Under the Big Top 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b PG13

MA : Quincy Quarries : H Wall (aka J Face)

Madame Grunnebaum's Wulst 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

V-3 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Flesh For Lulu 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a

NH : Rumney : ... : Holderness Corner

Bloody Fingers 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Super Hits - Bloody Fingers

Whitney Gilman Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

NH : Cannon Cliff : 1. Whitney-Gilman Area

Frog's Head 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

Colossus 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Bath Rock - West

The Beast Flake 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Prow Area

Recompense 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Prow Area

Airy Interlude 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

CA : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Witch

Sail Away 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hidden Tower

Salt Packed Pig Sack 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

NH : Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Flatiron

Red Rider 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

WY : Wild Iris : ... : Central

Rough Boys 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13

NH : Kancamagus Crags : ... : Sundown Ledge--Main Cliff

The Saigons 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

NH : Cathedral Ledge : Thin Air Face

Winchester Pump 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

WY : Wild Iris : ... : Central

Circus in the Wind 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c

WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : Circus Wall

Thin Ice 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

CA : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Sorcerer

Prime Climb 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

NH : Rumney : Orange Crush

Black Jack Crack 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b V2 5+

NH : Rumney : ... : The Black Jack Boulder

Moby Grape 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

NH : Cannon Cliff : 4. Moby Grape Area

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