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Crack In The Woods 

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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Description 

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

Location 

It is about in the middle of the crag. You can't miss it. See updated directions in the main crag heading to get there.

Protection 

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.
-edit- See the updated directions in the main crag heading.
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.
By USBRIT
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.