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High Wire 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

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Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Mike Veazey on Jun 24, 2011

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Annual Trail Closures to protect Peregrine falcons MORE INFO >>>


Shallow, left facing corner to start and then up cracks to the left of Pipe Dreams.


[NOTE: In the new guidebook this climb is in the area referred to as the "Alcove".]

Left of Pipe Dreams ends a a tree with a rap anchor.


nuts and small cams.

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By Ian Wauchope
From: Dover, NH
Aug 25, 2011

gear on this climb is very good. If you have a set of BD C3's i suggest sticking with those rather than fiddling with nuts. I didn't place anything bigger than a .4 C4. Great climb.
By E thatcher
From: Plymouth/ North Conway (NH)
Aug 6, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Cool climb, very well protected, but I didn't find it any harder than Connecticut cracks...
By wonderwoman
Jul 7, 2015

Feels easier to those of us with blue metolius sized fingers and lovers of small finger cracks!
By Dom
From: New Brunswick Canada
Jul 25, 2016

I left a stuck nut right at the crux. I think a hammer w/ a nut tool will be necessary to get it out. I certainly couldn't with a single nut tool.

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