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Dropline Area

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Dropline Area  


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Location: 44.15977, -71.36906 View Map  Incorrect?
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Dracula left. Lauren Wilson on her first WI4 lead....

Description 

The area hosts, among others, three awesome climbs: Dropline, Welcome to the Machine (rarely in), and Dracula -- possibly the most famous climb at Frankenstein.

Getting There 

The Dropline Area lies within 15 minute walk along the tracks from the iron bridge. Look left and locate the unmistakable yellowish icicle on the left. That's Dropline.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['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 Dropline Area:
The Coffin   WI4+     Ice, 2 pitches, 150'   
Welcome to the Machine   WI4-5     Ice   
Dropline   WI5     Ice   
Dracula   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Dropline Area
Dropline as of 24 Feb '08.

Dropline WI5  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Dropline Area
This was a very sought after line that many tried before it went down in February 1976. To think that it was climbed with the equipment that was available then is quite impressive. When I look at the state of the art gear I'm climbing with and look at intimidating routes like this that were climbed before I was born on gear that would send me back a few grades it just amazes me.Pitch 1: Start below the painfully obvious perfect drip on the wall above. Climb the normally very thin slab which is m...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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