1. Square Inch Wall Rock Climbing
My cousins on the Square Inch Wall...
Square Inch Wall is the first real climbing wall at Echo, so named because just about every square inch of the wall is climbable. The majority of the moderate climbs are located here many quite good. Like the rest of Echo, Square Inch wall is often wet late into the spring, and after a good rain. The routes are all 50 to 60 feet in length. As of the summer of 2006, a large tree at the top of the wall with slings around the base fell over and is perched precariously above a number of the routes to the left of the first wooden ladder.
Follow the approach trail past the jumble of boulders and trees to a point where it turns uphill. Scramble to the base of the wall, and follow it around to the right. The first short wall is the bouldering wall. The next section of 50-60 foot high cliff is the Square Inch Wall. There are a couple of wooden ladders set perpendicular to the wall to help you scramble along the base.
Weather station 7.3 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 1. Square Inch Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 1. Square Inch Wall:
Rocket 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Beeline 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 60'
Avalanche 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Mandrill 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 60'
Cinch Sack 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Anna's Treat 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For 1. Square Inch Wall
VH-1 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b NH
: WM: Franconia Notch
: ... : 1. Square Inch Wall
VH-1 is one of the best routes on Square Inch Wall, if not at the entire crag. Climb the beautiful hand crack to a ledge at a horizontal break (crux). Look for some good stopper placements along the way. At the break, step two feet to the right and continue up a second crack. Follow cracks left of the prominent roof to the top. Once above the level of the roof the climbing eases significantly....[more] Browse More Classics in NH
Mike Mulcahy having a blast on the Square Inch Wal...