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Amphitheater Area

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Amphitheater Area 


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Location: 44.15516, -71.36736 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Feb 1, 2008
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Description 

Amphitheater climbs are one of the closest to the parking lot and are easily accessible from the railroad tracks via a marked trail.


Getting There 

As you walk from the parking area along the railroad tracks, the Amphitheater climbs are visible on the left from the trestle. The trail leading directly to Pegasus and Chia starts just before the bridge.


Climbing Season


13 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Amphitheater Area:
Chia Direct   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch   
Bob's Delight   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Cave Route   WI3+     Ice   
Smear   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch   
Pegasus Rock Finish   WI3 M3     Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   
Hobbit Couloir   WI4+     Ice, 200'   
Pegasus   WI3+     Ice, 200'   
Chia   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Amphitheater Area
Chia Direct, Feb 28th 2009

Chia Direct WI4+  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area
To the right of the pretty, right leading line of least resistance in the middle of the Amphitheater which is Chia there is a much more direct and intimidating line... Chia Direct climbs steep ice from below the finish of Chia straight up... That's really all to be said as far as description of the route but it is worthy to note that conditions can be a bit variable from candled and not too great for protection to a nice solid wall of ice...Have fun......[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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Just after sunset at Frankenstein. Amphitheater is to the left of the trestle. Mt. Washington can be seen in the back.
Just after sunset at Frankenstein. Amphitheater is...
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