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Oct 9, 2012
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What is the best Campground on the Kancamagus for a climber? taking crag distances and on site bouldering into consideration.
Thanks in advance!
Theriault
From Quebec, Quebec
Joined Apr 13, 2011
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Oct 9, 2012
Not sure about the price, but you can't beat the location of the Covered Bridge campground. Tons of climbing in the immediate vicinity!

kancamagushighway.com/campgrou...
Dan Felix
Joined Aug 24, 2012
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Oct 10, 2012
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Stayed at Blackberry last weekend. It was the first one coming from Conway we came to. Cost was $20 per site per night. Nice place. Alex Mitchell
From Cincinnati, OH
Joined May 14, 2012
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Oct 11, 2012
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Blackberry is the closest to North Conway and right in front of Sundown ledge. Dom
From New Brunswick Canada
Joined Dec 8, 2007
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Oct 15, 2012
Dom wrote:
Blackberry is the closest to North Conway and right in front of Sundown ledge.


Actually Covered Bridge is the closest to N. Conway, you can walk to Sundown from the sites, and there is a back way from the CG right down to the Whitehorse / Cathedral area that avoids all the congestion of 302 and the time consuming drive back and forth on the Kanc. Blackberry Crossing is the next closest, being essentially across the Kanc from Covered Bridge, and is best accessed from N. Conway via the same back roads as Covered Brideg. I don't recall the names of the roads, just know them by sight. A quick googlemap search will make it obvious, however.
Derek Doucet
Joined Apr 26, 2010
199 points
Oct 15, 2012
Derek Doucet wrote:
I don't recall the names of the roads, just know them by sight.

Passaconway and West Side Roads.
Dan Felix
Joined Aug 24, 2012
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Oct 17, 2012
does this mean someone will be climbing there Friday or Saturday???? rome
Joined Feb 22, 2011
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Nov 6, 2012
Covered Bridge is closed for the season. Blackberry is open, at least it was last weekend. They are right across the street from each other, so distance to N. Conway is negligible. However, Covered Bridge is closer to Sundown & Crack in the Woods. Dan Griffiths
Joined Dec 1, 2007
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Nov 6, 2012
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I would say covered bridge, but if that's closed Blackberry would be next. Not sure if the the back road is closed yet, this way you could avoid the round about way to N Conway/ traffic,and get right to Cathedral/Whitehorse. Plus there are some decent crags in the general vicinity. "H"
From Manitou Springs
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