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4. Moby Grape Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Dark Hallow T 
Manhedral T 
Moby Grape T 
Moonshadow T 
Peppy's Face S 
Psyche Dike Bradley Leblanc's variation T 
Reppys Crack T 
Tip Trip T 
Union Jack T 
Vertigo T 
White Iceberg, The T 

4. Moby Grape Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.15888, -71.68362 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011

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Routes in the general area of Moby Grape, roughly defined as routes to the right of the Big Wall and left of Weissner dike. Long, clean, though often loose routes about 800' high. Vertigo, Moby Grape and more.

Getting There 

Walk the paved trail to the big boulder on the right with sign across the trial. Follow trail around boulder through trees and up the talus to the routes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in 4. Moby Grape Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 4. Moby Grape Area:
Moby Grape   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches   
Reppys Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 100'   
Union Jack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 400'   
Moonshadow   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 600'   
Vertigo   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A0 R     Trad, Aid, Alpine, 4 pitches, 500'   
Tip Trip   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'   
Peppy's Face   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 140'   
The White Iceberg   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Peppy's Face 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a NH : *Cannon Cliff : 4. Moby Grape Area
This route has three distinct cruxes. The first twenty feet involve sustained 5.11 micro-edging (see picture) with good protection. After moving left to the third bolt, the route goes up a shallow groove with a difficult mantle to clip the next bolt. (I took a 40 foot fall on this move on the first ascent!) A short traverse right brings the leader to the crux -- a sequence of pure friction moves that seem impossible. (Full disclosure: Paul, Tom, and I gave the crux about 100 tries before To...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By bradley white
From: Plymouth
May 27, 2012
Dark Hallow should be at the bottom of this list.
By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 4, 2012
If anybody is able to help number the routes in this section left to right, I can fix the ordering.
By Michael Z.
Oct 4, 2012
From what I know. Left to Right

1.Peppy's Face
2.Moby Grape
3.Psyche Dyke
4.Tip Trip
5.Union Jack
9.The White Iceberg
10.And “Dark Hallow should be at the bottom of this list.”
By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 4, 2012
Thanks again!
By Zach A Bain
Aug 10, 2015
While the trail at the big boulder will get you to the cliff and Moby Gape area, a much better approach trail is just 25 yards past the boulder. Look for a bike turn-off area on the right; the trail starts at about the center of the turnoff.

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