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.
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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 1. Whitney-Gilman Area:
Whitney Gilman Ridge 5.7 Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600 feet, Grade II
Ambrosia 5.8 Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Meatgrinder 5.10+ Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 100 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For 1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Whitney Gilman Ridge 5.7 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 heading into the woods. Follow this trail uphill and through the interminable talus fi...[more] Browse More Classics in NH