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The Crow's Nest 


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Submitted By: BrianWinslow on May 21, 2007
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Description 

A scenic crag pretty high up the mountain. Not a bad place to be when the lower crags are crowded and it's not real hot out. Some of the routes are pretty much in the full sun and some are shaded when the trees have leaves. Mostly, the crag feels hot and dry on sunny days. The climbs that I've done here tend to be technical but a little burly strength helps out too. Also, there is a rap station at the far left of the crag which brings you down to the Yellowknife crag. It's obvious to look at but some of the climbs on the left side of the crag start from a big ledge, with a big drop, so be careful.


Getting There 

1. Hike past the Jimmy cliff left side (clip a dee do daa) up a bit and farther, maybe ten minutes or so.
2. Climb the fixed rope in the gully from the right side of the Hinterlands, I recommend approach no. 1.


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=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 The Crow's Nest:
Pee Wee's Big Adventure   5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c     Trad   
The Little Mermaid   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Scuttlebutt   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Land Ho!   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport   
The Trad's Nest   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Keel-Ho   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport   
Mutiny   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Calypso   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
S.O.S.   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport   
The Dingy   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 20'   
Seasick   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Saint Elmo's Fire   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport   
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Featured Route For The Crow's Nest
Scotty on Ill Gotten Booty during a hot summer day

Ill Gotten Booty 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a  NH : Rumney : The Crow's Nest
This route looks cooler than it is, but because it looks so cool it's still not bad. It appears that a lot of the flakes have come off making it somewhat awkward in sections. Many of the flakes that remain are glued in place, which is somewhat interesting. Also, I recommend rappelling the route (or having a second follow) because it can be hard to clean while being lowered....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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BETA PHOTO: the newer, far right side routes at the nest
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