Each winter, there are many classic ice climbs of varying difficulty on Cathedral Ledge.
All roads lead to North Conway, New Hampshire. From town, if you look northwest, you will see two cliffs. Cathedral Ledge is the right one, and Whitehorse Ledge is the left one.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs:
Thresher WI3 Ice
North End Slab WI2+ Ice
North End Pillars WI3-4 Ice
Goofers Delight WI3 Ice, 200 feet
Remission NEI 5+ WI5+ M5 Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, 350 feet, Grade II
Repentence WI5 Ice, 3 pitches, 200 feet, Grade III
Featured Route For Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
Remission NEI 5+ WI5+ M5 NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
Almost as little route finding as its neighbor Repentance. Great moderate drytooling gains thin ice to a good belay ledge. Directly off the ledge, a short but excellent section of rock-gear-protected ice climbing gains the flow coming from the intimidating column, and another belay off to the right. The final pitch climbs the column into a seemingly endless system of chimneys to the woods. You can rappel after the first chimney ends, or go for the glory hike down. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH