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Shared By: David Aguasca! on May 7, 2008 with updates from Robert Hall
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall
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Description

The Perfect Wave slab is a truly interesting geological feature. The whole slab (more than 200 feet high by 300 feet long) is detached at its top, and therefore the water runoff from the slopes above flows down BEHIND the slab. The "gap" can be most easily seen at the top of the area above Silver Surfer to Perfect Wave (the climb). For the climber, the result is nearly "perfect", clean white granite slab with some of the most compelling slab routes on the cliff, if not all of New Hampshire. If only they were longer, they would all be "4-Stars out of 4".

Getting There

The climber's path arrives at the cliff at the junction of the far right of the Mid-Section and the far Left of the Perfect Wave area.

13 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Perfect Wave Slab

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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Tsunami
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
Perfect Wave
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 4
Super Slab
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Take A Giant Step 5.8+PG / 5.…
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Bubbles
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tsunami
 8
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Perfect Wave
 17
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Super Slab
 4
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 2 pitches
Take A Giant Step 5.8+PG…
 6
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Bubbles
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
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john strand
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john strand   southern colo
Very nice addition ..BUT..IMO all these are not 3 & 4 star climbs. Several are very good, 3 star, but not many real classics Oct 8, 2014