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3. Big Wall

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3. Big Wall  


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Location: 44.15801, -71.68536 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011
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Description 

This is a 1000' tall cliff section with some stunning full length climbs like VMC Direct and Labriynth Wall. The only real bigwall aid routes in NH are on this section.

Getting There 

Hike the Moby Grape trail and head left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.7 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 3. Big Wall:
VMC Direct Direct   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 800'   
Labyrinth Wall Direct   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'   
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Featured Route For 3. Big Wall
VMC Direct Direct from the ground.

VMC Direct Direct 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  NH : Cannon Cliff : 3. Big Wall
Not just my favorite climb in the East, but one of my favorites anywhere. Beautiful, sustained, well-protected, exposed climbing. CLASSIC. The route is located in the big wall section (middle-left) of the cliff. The route starts under the right end of the 200' wide roof feature half way up the cliff. P1. Up slabby corner to top of buttress. 100' 5.7. Hope you are warmed up by this point because the climbing is hard from here on out. P2. Work right up right-leaning dihedral to awkward mantle ba...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By USBRIT
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jul 12, 2012
You seem to have missed "One Drop of Water" 5.9 A3. Seven Pitches Starts between the VMC and the Direct Direct and finishes left of the VMC Direct via overhangs.. It is the true directisima of Cannon Cliff FA. Paul Ross Jeff Pheasant (alt leads)July 1976
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