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1. Whitney-Gilman Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.15838, -71.68456 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011


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This area is marked by the very striking sharp ridge on the left side of cannon. There are a few very good routes here the main event being the classic Whitney-Gillman Ridge and its many variations. at about 600' tall this is a smaller outing than those routes in the middle of Cannon Cliff.

Getting There 

walk down the paved path below the cliff past the big block with the sign across form it and look for a cairn on the right. Follow a trail through wood and up in to the talus field to the base of the ridge.

NOTE: More details, and photos of the correct "Up-path", are given in the approach section for the Whitney Gilman climb itself.]

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 1. Whitney-Gilman Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 1. Whitney-Gilman Area:
Whitney Gilman Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   
Ambrosia   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'   
Meatgrinder   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The normal (5.7) route is the green line... follow...

Whitney Gilman Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  NH : *Cannon Cliff : 1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Whitney Gilman climbs the prominent ridge on the left side of Cannon. Interesting climbing, great belay ledges and incredible exposure make this climb a classic one. Edging up the well defined arete is an experience unique to New Hampshire climbing. There is no 5.7 more exposed than the WG. The approach is long. Expect about one hour of hiking. Walk down along the bike trail until you reach a well marked trail (photo) heading into the woods. Follow this trail uphill (photo) and through the inter...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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Rock Climbing Photo: Whitney-Gilman Ridge
Whitney-Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Maybe slightly distorted...
Maybe slightly distorted...
Rock Climbing Photo: Another view of WG from Lafayette.
Another view of WG from Lafayette.

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