The name of the mountain is because of the 200ft summit cliff. The cliff is steep and the west or left side looking from the valley is a friction ramp to overlapping overhangs, the right side or east is a face wall split by a tree ledge centrally and a dike to the right of that and a little more face up to the small tree ledge connected to the forest.
off of Route 113 access Mt. by Blueberry ridge trail. Find it on hiking N.H. map.
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whiteface Mountain:
The only dike on right side from the ground up or from a traverse half way up first pitch there is a ledge from the forest that almost reaches the dike. I climbed in this way avoiding the dike's lower section. It was almost to much friction to the dike (5-6). Follow dike up (5-4) until able to traverse left onto tree ledge. Above center of tree ledge climb excellent face move on bulges heading right to access hand crack (crux). Climb hand crack until it becomes a crack filled with brush hair org...[more]Browse More Classics in NH