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The Prow is home to some of the longer climbs on the cliff and definitely some of the best moderate to hard free climbing. At about 450ft (4 to 5 pitches) the Prow isn’t a big wall but it certainly can deliver exposure to rival the longer climbs found elsewhere.
From the road find a sing leading to a trail follow the steep trail up stone steps and in cut trails until you are standing at the base. A little 4th class scramble is required to get to the start of some climbs…
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Prow Area:
Recompense 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
The Beast Flake 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Another Pretty Face 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Peanut Gallery Flake 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
The Faux Pas Arete 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch
The Prow 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 6 pitches, 350'
Women in Love 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 3 pitches, 200'
Featured Route For The Prow Area
The Prow 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Prow Area
This is an historical, direct, and elegant line that ascends the Prow Buttress, to the right of Recompense. If you look at the perfectly sculpted arete, the Prow never veers farther than about 10 or 15 feet away from the edge. It is utterly classic, both as an aid climb and as a free climb. The pitches are mostly short and fierce. North Conway hardmen supposedly put in many days of hard work to free this in the 1970s. It's still considered a quite a challenge to climb it without falling.The...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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