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Dixville Notch  


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Location: 44.8625, -71.2982 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: bradley white on Aug 11, 2009
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Description 

Most northern notch in N.H. Very narrow and very small.

Getting There 

Getting there depends on where you are coming from. The nearest town is Colebrook. The Notch road is Route 26. There is a resort hotel named the Balsams you may stay at because it is long drive from anywhere unless you live in this community. Parking and accessibility to climbing area is conveniently off the road. There is only one ice flow I am aware of. The flow is thick with a long ice/snow ramp below it. There shouldn't be any waiting in line to do ice climbing in this area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dixville Notch:
Umbrella Route (Parasol Gully)    WI2+ Steep Snow     Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1 pitch, 400'   
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Parasol Gully 1/19/2014

Umbrella Route (Parasol Gully) WI2+ Steep Snow  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Dixville Notch
Climb the 200+ft steep crusted snow ramp to the base of the ramp beneath the steepening wall. Veer right away from the multiple free standing pillars (crux) and finish route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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