Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Main Cliff Face
Select Route:
Flywalk, The 
Moss Slab 

Main Cliff Face 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 926
Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: alpineclimb on Dec 17, 2010
Good Page?0 people like this page. Your opinion:   
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area Add Route | Add Photo | Add Comment | Add Event
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
Clear
23° | 12°
Clear
33° | 20°
Partly Cloudy
42° | 31°
Chance of Rain
41° | 25°
Snow Showers
24° | 12°
Main nose of the face.

Description 

The main cliff face is broken into a few sections. There is the obvious nose of the face with a giant dihedral/gully to the right and blocky slabs to the left. Summit approach and decent is best from climbers left.

On the far left hand side of the crag is a short but very steep section of cliff tapering from 70ft to 10ft as you progress up hill. There are some interesting potential M-Hard routes on this face. As winter progresses I'll post photos of this area.

The center of the crag there in the obvious gully somewhat similar to "Goofer's Delight" in North Conway. Similar but the ice flow angles up and left instead of right like on Goofers. This is the only named flow (The Flywalk, NEI-3) at the crag to my knowledge. There are bolted rap rings far to the right of this climb where in really good seasons the ice might reach the ground. This far right line is a bolted sport route during the summer months.

On the very far right hand side of the crag somewhat separated from the Main Cliff Face is another small ice ramp. Instead of descending from the top of the main cliff off left, go right. Hike through the woods paralleling the pond, cross over a deep washout and head slightly uphill. It is about a 5 minute walk from the height-of-land. This slab is used by UNH and other groups for top roping with novice ice climbers. 20-30 ft tall and as wide.


Getting There 

See above


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 Main Cliff Face:
Moss Slab   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 30'   
The Flywalk   WI3+ PG13     Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   
Browse More Classics in Main Cliff Face

Featured Route For Main Cliff Face
Photo after rappelling the route. Taken 12.17.10 by Anthony Cormier

The Flywalk WI3+ PG13  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Main Cliff Face
Obvious main ice flow in the center of the crag. Ramp-y down low angling steeper as you progress upwards. Crux is as the top, mostly pump crux. Long beautiful line...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

Comments on Main Cliff Face Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -