The Diedre Area is characterized by corners and cracks, ranging from fingers to off-width, great exposure, and perfect rock quality.
Easiest to approach by walking left (south) from the North End. The best landmark is the birch tree growing out of the corner/crack on the third pitch of the route Diedre.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Diedre Area:
Diedre 5.10a Trad, 5 pitches, 350 feet
Budapest 5.11+ Trad, 120 feet
Featured Route For The Diedre Area
Diedre 5.10a NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Diedre Area
This route is traditional given a 5.9+ rating, but it could just as easily be a modern 5.10. My vote is not to split hairs because they both mean the same thing at Cathedral. Diedre is possibly the best climb of the grade on the cliff as it offers well-protected, full-length, and full value, mostly crack climbing. Climb it, enough said...Pitch 1: (5.7) Up the "Triple Corners." Off width cracks up a series of ledges to a comfortable belay ledge.Pitch 2: (5.9+ or 5.10a depending on who ya ask) Cli...[more] Browse More Classics in NH