Fantastic sustained climbing! Some super fun and challenging slab routes can be found here, often with an interesting horizontal crack near the base. Great classic lines with interesting cruxes, a wonderful setting, and the length to back them up. These 80 to 100+ routes are mostly sport bolted with sometimes optional (I guess it is always optional) or required gear in places.
North (right) of the South America Wall, below and south of The Beach. The left most route is Learn to Swim.
7 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Ocean:
Learn to Swim 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 2 pitches, 170'
Subversive Behavior 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Sex on the Beach 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Boat Ramp 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Brain Cramp 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 100'
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Learn to Swim 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c NH : Waterville Valley : ... : The Ocean
Just great fun and fine rock! P1. 80, 5.11- Start up a short right facing corner to a stance just below the first bolt. A tricky step off the stance gains an undercling to layback crack up to another stance. From this stance follow bolts past a small overlap up a low angle but extremely thin face/slab ending in a big solution pocket at chains.I found a small mono pocket on the upper face, memorable! P2. 90, 5.10+ From the anchor climb up an easy low angle slab past more solution pockets to the b...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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