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The Dark Side 


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Submitted By: Michael Z. on Oct 26, 2011
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The Dark Side.

Description 

One of the steepest crags on Dickey with a cool mix of climbing. Cracks, corners, and face climbing are all found here. Including a prominent chimney/off width splitting the wall. A single rack should get you through most of the routes here, bolts are present but these are not sport routes.


Getting There 

Hike up until just past the overlook and head right into the woods to rap down the wall. Or Hike up past the 5.4 Corners and Central Tongue following a climbers trail to the base.


Climbing Season


8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 Dark Side:
Lurking in the Bushes   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 70'   
Resident Evil   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 90'   
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Lurking in the Bushes 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  NH : Waterville Valley : ... : The Dark Side
The always wet start adds character to this route. Just left of a birch tree growing from a horizontal crack climb a few wet moves to a beautiful finger crack. When it ends follow disconnected cracks up left to a left arching left facing corner to the top. Bolt belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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