Andrew pulls the roof on Romper Room.
This area encompasses all of Sundown's many separate cliffs: The Main Cliff, Lost Horizon Cliff, The Outback Cliff, The Far Cliff, and Gill's Groove Crag.
Sundown Ledge is really the centerpiece of the Kancamagus climbing area. While probably 90% of the climbing activity is rightly focused on The Main Cliff or Lost Horizon Cliff, climbers who venture off the beaten path will be rewarded by solitude, and in some cases, some of the best climbing the area has to offer.
All of the Sundown cliffs can be accessed from the parking lot by the Albany Covered Bridge. This is located where Passaconaway Road (aka Dugway Road) intersects with the Kancamagus Highway.
79 Total Routes
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Gill's Groove 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b NH
: Kancamagus Crags
: ... : Sundown Ledge-Gill's Groove...
I'd recommend wearing your new shoes for this one. I can't imagine climbing this in Boreal Fires. An overhanging laser cut corner with a very thin crack. Boulder in from the left to a stance and the first crux, then again, the whole thing is one big crux. Very technical,strenuous stemming and micro seam laybacking leads to a stance at 3/4 height where hardship continues to a much easier and fun top out. The foot holds on this pitch are small to non-existent. If you want to TR, bring lots of webb...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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