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Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bean Pole T,TR 
Bishop T,TR 
Bloody Fingers TR 
Chamonix TR 
Chimney, The T,TR 
Climber's Corner T 
Desperate Depression T,TR 
Diagonal T 
Double Chin T 
Double Jam T 
Fantastic Face TR 
Far Out Jam T,TR 
Far Out Jam Right T,TR 
High Anxiety (aka Silicon Shoes) TR 
Horn, The T 
Kiddie's Korner T,TR 
Loose Flake Polka TR 
Max Factor T 
Ms. Pac Man T 
No Answer T,TR 
Obscene Phone Call T 
PB & J T,TR 
Pee Pee The Sailor TR 
Roof, The T 
Short Stuff T,TR 
Start, The T 
Tramp, The T,TR 
Yellow Zonkers T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Upper Cliff  


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the Horn, the classic line on the upper cliff...

Description 

Crack climbs galore.... Some of the best, single-pitch cracks in New Hampshire "lead em' and weep".... A few, less-desirable, face climbs between the cracks normally top roped.... The Uppers is a shaded area that is nice on a sunny day but takes a while to dry after rain....
Please stay on trails to reduce impact....

That's all that needs to be said killer quality cracks from 5.5 (Double Jam) to 5.13 (Bean Pole Crack)....
Classics: The Roof 5.7, Obscene Phone Call 5.8, The Horn 5.9, but they are all good.

Getting There 

Above the lower slab.

Follow trail around the left side of lower slab and continue till you see the cliff. Or follow signs from the trails on the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

28 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',3],['5.8',4],['5.9',7],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 Upper Cliff:
The Chimney   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Double Jam   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Short Stuff   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 30'   
Double Chin   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Diagonal   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Bishop   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Roof   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
No Answer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 30'   
Obscene Phone Call   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
The Start   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Far Out Jam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   
The Horn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Chamonix   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bloody Fingers   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 50'   
Climber's Corner   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Fantastic Face   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch   
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The Roof... why did they name it that?

The Roof 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  NH : Pawtuckaway : Upper Cliff
This one seems to get harder every year...Though it is graded 5.7, I still feel like I'm going to fall every time I do the first moves.... The foot holds have been polished to a marble finish by years of use, you're welcome for the excuse, now forget the grade and climb the route 'cause it's still fun no matter how slippery the starting feet are....Climb the crack up under the roof place a few good pieces and follow the crack out right and up to a ledge, find the good feet.... A great climb with...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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the roof is another upper cliff classic...
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