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South America Wall  


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Submitted By: Michael Z. on Oct 26, 2011
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Description 

At the South America Wall you will find a nice selection of trad climbs. About fifty feet tall and lots of fun this area has a good variety of natural lines. Some gear is needed on all the routes here, a single rack should be fine for most of the routes .

Getting There 

Approaching from the hiking trail turn right just before reaching the ledges. After a short walk through the forest the first route, South America Flake can be seen, and is very hard to miss, it starts atop a walkable slab.

Climbing Season

For the WM: Waterville Valley area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 South America Wall:
South America Flake    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Good Book   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Fern Crack   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Horcrux   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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The Horcrux 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a  NH : WM: Waterville Valley : ... : South America Wall
One of the most stunning features I have ever climbed which tops out to a picturesque New Hampshire mountain scene. The line was pointed out to me many years ago by a friend and I never forgot about it. A perfect corner with one black wall that is nearly featureless and dead vertical and one white wall that is steep and has decent holds but only just enough.The route can be broken in to 3 sections: -It starts with a big move to a sloping ledge and a mantle to a no hand rest followed by a tricky ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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You can see the wall steepen at the tree line.
You can see the wall steepen at the tree line.
The Great Corner
The Great Corner
A thin crack
A thin crack

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