BETA PHOTO: Fat ice conditions at Tripple Corners...
On the upper Deck in the middle of Tripple Corners there are a few really nice ice climbs the are often beaten down by the sun befor they see any use... When they are in you should jump right on them and ask questions later... most of the time they might look possable but detached or a candled mess so make educated decisions before jumping on a route that could come down on your head...
Reasons to be Cheerful is usually desperate and goes at 5+ but ive seen it in fat and looking more like straight up grade 5... The descriptions in the current ice guide to new england for other routes in this area are so poor i dont know what to call them but if you know the routes please post them so we can know what we are climbing...
The bottom line is... when there is fat ice spend a day here...
Hike up hill from the blackjack boulders or hike west from Waimea either way you wont miss the ice pillars atop the easy slab...
Weather station 9.9 miles from here
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Featured Route For Triple Corners
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This route doesn't get fat very often but if it does it is a must do, it is a lot of fun. Can be done in two pitches but also in one with a 70m rope. Start right on the easy slab and make your way up to the beautiful column, that is very inviting. Once past the slab move to the left of the ice flow this requires a semi awkward traverse. From here climb up the steep ice using all the rests you can get, just before the top there is sometimes a foot on the rock fin that sticks out, be careful with ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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BETA PHOTO: Fat pillars on the upper deck of Tripple Corners.....