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5. Slabs

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Beware of the Dog T 
Blockade Direct ? T 
Cirrus T 
Condescender T 
Condiscending T 
Consolation Prize T 
Falling Aspirations T 
Fleabitten T 
Indented Slab, The T 
Lakeview T 
Lima Bean T 
Micron T 
Odyssey of an Artichoke T 
Slip o' Fools T 
Snooky T 
Stretched On Your Grave TR 
unknown T 
Wag, The T 
Weissners Butress T 
Weissners Dike T 

5. Slabs Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.15926, -71.68308 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011
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The north end of cannon has a vast low angle area where smooth slabs meet steep overlaps and lead to a dramatic headwall. Lakeview and Consolation Prize are fun and popular among others.

Getting There 

Walk across the foot bridge and go right along the stream until you can break left up hill on a climbers trail. This leads to talus and eventually the slabs.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 5. Slabs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 5. Slabs:
Weissners Dike   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 650'   
Weissners Butress   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   
Lakeview   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches   
Snooky   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300'   
Consolation Prize   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 900'   
Falling Aspirations   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches   
Micron   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 160'   
Beware of the Dog   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 250'   
Slip o' Fools   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'   
Odyssey of an Artichoke   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 500'   
Condescender   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For 5. Slabs
Rock Climbing Photo: from base

Condescender 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c NH : *Cannon Cliff : 5. Slabs
The sustained, tenuous friction climbing on this one will leave your noggin tired, if nothing else. The rock is superb, and the crux is well-protected. I put the R rating for the runout up top, where the rock quality is a bit poorer and the protection scarce, but the climbing is easier, maybe 5.9 or so.Hard friction takes you straight off the ground to the first bolt, which you'll pass diagonalling right to the sloping horizontal ramp. Clip the next bolt, traverse right to the end of the ramp,...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By burlap submariner
Apr 23, 2013
Anybody know anything about the condition of White Streaks of Trespass 10+. Its an old Ellms and Tuthill special.
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Aug 25, 2013
Yur gonna die!

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