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Bean Pole 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ British: E6 6c

   
Type: Trad, TR, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ British: E6 6c [details]
FA: charlie bentley
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jul 17, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Bean Pole is the thin line on the left...

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Description 

On the far left end of the upper cliff (seperate from the rest of the cliff a bit) there are a few more often overlooked cool routes... The first one i was drawn to was the Bean Pole crack... A slightly inverted super thin fingercrack... For someone who loves fingercrack climbing (me) this one begs to be climbed...

Climb steep thin fingers to a horizontal break (crux) put in some gear and finish... A short but serious climb...


Location 

On the far left end of the upper cliff look for the thin fingercrack on the steep wall left of a nice hand crack in a corner...


Protection 

Small aliens or tcu's and some small wires...



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By Ladd Raine
Administrator
From: Plymouth, NH
Nov 19, 2007

Dean Potter put this one up.

By Tristan Perry
Dec 2, 2007

I thought it was Charlie Bentley who got the FA.

By Ladd Raine
Administrator
From: Plymouth, NH
Dec 2, 2007

I could be wrong, this one I heard 3rd hand.

By Jesse Coburn
From: Manchester, NH
Jun 1, 2009

i love how in the NE bouldering guide it says put this route in there and said "boulderable?" That would be one bad ass send

By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Aug 27, 2009

This is a good short practice aid(clean) climb.

By John Sirois
From: Boulder, CO
May 19, 2011

It was Charlie. IIRC to the left by ~10 feet there was a jump start to a jug that moved left from there and then back right - Dean did that.

By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
May 19, 2011

thanks john, i just updated the description to give charlie his credit...