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North Percy Peak

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North Percy Peak  

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Elevation: 3,418'
Location: 44.6631, -71.4355 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brad White North Conway on Jul 19, 2013
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North Percy Peak is located in Northern New Hampshire on State lands on the Nash Stream purchase. This prominent peak looks more like a Tuolumne Dome near Yosemite Valley in California than a typical Eastern Mountain. North Percy Peak has a very obvious slab on its South West face that can be clearly seen from many miles away. This slab is the climb.

Getting There 

Driving directions from the west:
From Groveton, NH, take a right off of Route 3 to get onto Route 110 East
After 2.6 miles on Route 110, take a left onto Emerson Road.
Follow this road for 2.2 miles (passing one intersection with signs) until the road makes a sharp right-hand turn.
At this point, turn left onto Nash Stream Road and follow it for 2.7 miles to a small, signed parking area on the right.
The Percy Peaks Trailhead is 50 yards farther up, on the right, and is signed.
From The East:
From Berlin take Rt. 110 NW to Stark. Turn right and take the North Side Road thru the covered bridge, [NOTE: closed for repairs 2015, if still closed contin ue on Rt 110 to Emerson Rd, see directions above.] turn left after the bridge and drive 4-5 miles north west to the Nash Stream Road on the right. Turn right onto Nash Stream road and follow it for 2.7 miles to a small, signed parking area on the right. The Percy Peaks Trailhead is 50 yards farther up, on the right, and is signed.

Figure about 1 1/2hrs driving from the North Conway area.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 12.5 miles from here

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['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Percy Peak:
South West Face   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 3 pitches, 700'   
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South West Face 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  NH : Great North Woods Region : North Percy Peak
The neat thing about this climb is that you can combine a worthwhile hike with a technical rock climb and reach a real summit. Even though the overall difficulty is somewhat low the climbing is clean and entertaining. The views are some of the best in all the White Mountains and on a clear day can reach 50-100 miles in all directions. Do this climb for the pure experience of moving over wonderful rough granite in a superb location. The cliff is at a uniform angle and difficultly the entire way w...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Eli Buzzell
From: Rumney
Aug 11, 2015
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By mark meany
Aug 16, 2015
After getting lost once trying to locate the toe of the slab, a second foray resulted in capturing the following WGS84 MRGS GPS coordinates: 19T CK 06906 48140. +1 on the star rating of the climb & view from the top. Approach shoes are sufficient, single rope, light rack. BTW, on the approach, I dropped my Canon A590 camera (in a belt pouch). It's unlikely anyone will stumble thru the woods, following the same thrash as we did but just in case...the SD card would be nice to get back...
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