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YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: james Dunn
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Submitted By: john strand on Jun 10, 2008

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Led all on hexes!


Most people say that NH lacks good crack climbing- this is the exception. A fine hand crack in an overhanging corner. Nice rock.


Cross the river and go STRAIGHT in (veering R will take you to Rainbow) 20 minutes after the crossing.Pretty obvious crack.


Cams to 3", a fixed rap/lower is in place.

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The business section of the Crack in the Woods.
BETA PHOTO: The business section of the Crack in the Woods.
Another view of the awesome roof. Gives you an idea of how steep the crack is, too.
BETA PHOTO: Another view of the awesome roof. Gives you an ide...

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By David Aguasca!
From: New York
Apr 13, 2009
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Alternate approach, recommended for the spring (don't try crossing the river...it's an easy way to go for a swim): Park at the Albany Covered Bridge Parking. On the north end of the bridge is the beginning of the Nanamocomuck Ski Trail. Take that for approximately 20-30 minutes west, until you see trees on the right, marked with orange paint (don't know who did this.) Follow the markers up until you hit a shallow drainage, and follow this uphill until you hit the cliff band. The Crack in the Woods should be pretty obvious.
By trundlebum
From: Las Vegas NV
May 25, 2010

Just be very wary of killer, attack beavers on the approach!

Of course this is pretty much a joke as there could be no such beast in the woods of N.H, right?

I wish Jimmy Dunn would step in with a recount of his story.
From: Cumbria.UK
May 25, 2010

Beaver ..I remember the night well .. About 2am Jimmy banging on my chalet door shouting bring the Jack Russells there is a beaver that just bit me in the backside! I thought yeah right and went back to sleep.. It did happen Jimmy sleeping in a drive way a few chalets down from mine when a beaver came and bit his arse . The Fish and Game department came and captured the Beaver for testing...I think just in case Jimmy had given the beaver rabies.
By john strand
From: southern colo
Jun 8, 2010

Classic guys !!!! We can only follow this with the "Bears of Humphreys" and the famous "Tumbling Porcupine" of Whitehorse.