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Oliverian Notch

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Submitted By: bradley white on Aug 9, 2009
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Description 

Owls Head cliff has ice climbing that has run out multiple pitch climbs of (W3), too a shorter single pitch single pitch 300ft wide section of various difficulty climbs (W2-4). Across Route 25 going uphill south to find the Appalachian Trail, after about !+ miles is a bog, and after crossing it in snow shoes (a must because of bog heat) at it's south eastern corner uphill there is a minute ravine with three distinct 100+ft ice flows of (W3+-4). This minute ravine was the most unknown ice ravine in N.H. That is up till now.


Getting There 

Take Route 25 to Oliverian Notch. Park where you won't interfere with snow plowing.


4 Total Routes


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The Dike Route (incomplete) WI3+ M3  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Oliverian Notch
Ascend left side of dike past bulge (WI3+) on hollow ice to long ramp (WI2) to second bulge (WI3+). After bulge traverse west on snow covered rock 50ft to tree belay. Brendan did mostly (M3) dry pointing because after I led it there wasn't much ice left. At our belay spot we had to escape because Brendan had gotten his feat wet during the approach and his feat were numb. We would have continued straight up the crusty snow filled foot crack above us to the trees. At the trees traversing west a li...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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