Elevation: 1,690 ft
GPS: 44.139, -73.743 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Rafiki on Jul 1, 2007
Admins: Jim Lawyer
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Description

Jewels and Gems is a very small roadside crag. The six recorded routes are 60-70ft. It may be busy on a weekend, but most people don't stay long. It's also in the shade for the most part, making it a pleasant summer day retreat. The best routes here are North Country Club Crack 5.6 and In The Rough 5.7+

Getting There

Same parking as for the King Wall. About .2mi south of the Chapel Pond Slab parking area where the road bends left. Park on the side of the road. If you're heading south, the approach trail is on the left. Even though the approach is about a minute, it's hard to see the rock from the road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Jewels and Gems

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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North Country Club Crack
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5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 43
In The Rough
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Country Club Crack
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
In The Rough
 43
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
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My friend's guide book had some additional routes here. If I remember correctly, there is a 5.9+ just to the right of Family Jewels, and a 5.11 to the left of North Country Club Crack. I think these were TR-only routes, but nice to do. Sep 3, 2013
Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
What's the variation that climbs In the Rough, then up left and then straight up the short, (10-12 ft) steep face at the top? Apr 28, 2017
If you are thinking about climbing here during the summer be warned, it is very popular with local guides due to it closeness to the road so ... expect to find that the climbing schools have taken the popular moderate routes. Nov 16, 2017