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1. Whitney-Gilman Area

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1. Whitney-Gilman Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.15838, -71.68456 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011
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Looking South on a hazy morning

Description 

This area is marked by the very striking sharp ridge on the left side of cannon. There are a few very good routes here the main event being the classic Whitney-Gillman Ridge and its many variations. at about 600' tall this is a smaller outing than those routes in the middle of Cannon Cliff.

Getting There 

walk down the paved path below the cliff past the big block with the sign across form it and look for a cairn on the right. Follow a trail through wood and up in to the talus field to the base of the ridge.

NOTE: More details, and photos of the correct "Up-path", are given in the approach section for the Whitney Gilman climb itself.]

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in 1. Whitney-Gilman Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 1. Whitney-Gilman Area:
Whitney Gilman Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   
Ambrosia   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'   
Meatgrinder   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 100'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in 1. Whitney-Gilman Area

Featured Route For 1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Ambrosia

Ambrosia 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NH : *Cannon Cliff : 1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Perfect hands in the back of a really tight v notch. Climb up this with great gear up to a small roof, pass this on the right to a stance. Up 10' of tight fingers and another 10' of perfect handcrack to the ledge. There is a slung block to belay from. We did this as a one pitch climb, it does connect with WG, but that is for another day. If you like handcracks, this is second only to reppy's on cannon!...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

Photos of 1. Whitney-Gilman Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Ritter Leading up the 3rd pitch
Matt Ritter Leading up the 3rd pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: At the base of Whitney Gilman Ridge
BETA PHOTO: At the base of Whitney Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Bacalakis climbing up Whitney Gilman Ridge
Matt Bacalakis climbing up Whitney Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Full view of the Whitney Gilman Ridge
BETA PHOTO: Full view of the Whitney Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Ritter Belaying on Whitney Gilman Ridge
Matt Ritter Belaying on Whitney Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: The approach to the Whitney Gilman Ridge
The approach to the Whitney Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: A perspective looking down into the black dyke
A perspective looking down into the black dyke
Rock Climbing Photo: Whitney-Gilman Ridge
Whitney-Gilman Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Another view of WG from Lafayette.
Another view of WG from Lafayette.
Rock Climbing Photo: Maybe slightly distorted...
Maybe slightly distorted...
Rock Climbing Photo: The view of Franconia from the top
The view of Franconia from the top

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