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The Tippy Toe Slabs (far left end)  


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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jun 14, 2007
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Description 

A great place to learn the ropes, so to speak....
The left end slabs are 80-100ft long with two eye-bolt anchors at the top, one on the right and one in the middle.... If you have the gear, there are options for building anchors from trees as well....

It seems every day someone gets stuck on this inviting rock face in their sneakers and they either pull it together and climb up or down or they become a statistic by hurting themselves of getting rescued by climbers or the fire department...when I was 13, I had an epic experience in the middle of the slab with my dad where we climbed up lured in by the big comfortable chicken head features on the lower part of the cliff.... These features very slowly fade to smooth slab by the top and the cliff gets steeper.... This leaves the inexperienced soloist realizing how hard it is to downclimb a slab and how high they really are.... I was one of the ones who pulled it together and topped out...as did my heartrate....

The climbing on the slab is moderate and a great place for beginners to get the basics down.... It is leadable, but it can be quite bold in parts as slabs don't afford much pro....

Getting There 

Walk along the base to the far left end and around the corner....

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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 Tippy Toe Slabs (far left end):
Tippy Toe   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R     Trad   
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Forget his name :( sorry... but he is crusin tippy...

Tippy Toe 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a NH : Rock Rimmon (Manchester) : The Tippy Toe Slabs (far le...
There are a ton of variations to this "route" because this is the name of the whole slab and it is not broken up in to different lines... All variations are R rated on the lead but there are convenient TR anchors at the top...My favorite way up the slabs is to start near the middle and climb easy chicken heads trending right tward a left leaning crack above... The chicken heads get smaller as you go... Gain the base of the crack and layback and jam your way to the top...If you like real friction...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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Cool chicken heads on the slab.... The holds get s...
BETA PHOTO: Cool chicken heads on the slab.... The holds get s...
Gravy Train on the left side of the slab.... One o...
BETA PHOTO: Gravy Train on the left side of the slab.... One o...
One of many cool features found on the slab....
BETA PHOTO: One of many cool features found on the slab....
Looking up the right side of the slab....
BETA PHOTO: Looking up the right side of the slab....
Some really cool guy on the slabs.... So cool, in ...
Some really cool guy on the slabs.... So cool, in ...
Lots of choices but here are a few faves...
BETA PHOTO: Lots of choices but here are a few faves...

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