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Willey's Slide 

Mt. Willey  


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Location: 44.18367, -71.42146 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The peak on the west side of rt302 in Crawford Notch across from the imposing west face of Mt. Webster and just south of the beautiful South face of Mt. Willard. It is most notable for the large slide low on it's slopes. This is Willey's Slide and is one of the best and most ascended easy multi pitch climbs in the Northeast.

Getting There 

Follow rt 302 north or south into Crawford Notch. Keep an eye out on the west side of the road for largest slide. Parking is below this on both sides of the road and is usually busy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Willey:
Willey's Slide   WI2     Ice, 3 pitches, 700'   
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Featured Route For Mt. Willey
Lots of snow seen from near the top of the climb.

Willey's Slide WI2  NH : * NH Ice and Mixed Climbing : Mt. Willey
A classic moderate outing for the area. It can be ascended many different ways along it's entire width. Be prepared for great scenery! The west face of Mt. Webster is one of the truly beautiful and mean looking mountain faces in the northeast....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Ross Purnell
From: Palmyra
Dec 20, 2013
What is the standard descent for Willey's Slide? are there rings and slings on trees off to the side? Or a walk off?
By Derek Doucet
Dec 23, 2013
There's a straightforward walk-off climber's left of the ice.
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