Dracula left. Lauren Wilson on her first WI4 lead....
The area hosts, among others, three awesome climbs: Dropline, Welcome to the Machine (rarely in), and Dracula -- possibly the most famous climb at Frankenstein.
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.
Weather station 8.2 miles from here
4 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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: *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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