Deers Leap (Windham) Rock Climbing
Routes in Deers Leap (Windham)
|Broken Toe (Walk On The Wildside Variation) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Dihedral T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Georges Route T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Goofer's Roof Right T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Hooterville (most obvious version) T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Hungarys Burnt (a.k.a. the Dogs Face Crack) T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13|
|Unknown T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Unkown T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Walk on the Wild Side T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|GPS:||42.768, -71.298 Google Map · Climbing Map|
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|Shared By:||Jeremy A on Nov 29, 2012|
|Admins:||Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall|
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DescriptionThe history of climbing at Deers' Leap, Windham NH.
Deers* leap is an old cliff of very old and weathered granite, many of its cracks are well rounded and in some spots the rock is loose, so be careful. There are several seperate ledges that are all part of the same line of rock that forms the ridge that is the leap. Any original climbing done at the leap was done on the main face by the pond. Over the years these ledges have received many visitors but most of these were picnicers or beer drinkers. Not much climbing development went on here for many years untill recently(since 1977).
A guide to Deers Leap. Andy Kling 1984
Unfotunately the climbs here have degraded over the past years due to little traffic. Many of the routes have been re-claimed by lichen. Some or most of the boulder problems will need some cleanup. But if you can see past the lichen and have motivation to do some easy scrubbing it will be well worth it as all the routes present great positions and climbing on interesting horizontal features.
This area is broken up in to 3 of the major walls. The Main Face, Andy's Cliff (Middle Cliff), Porcupine Cliff.
- **CAUTION, THIS AREA IS KNOWN TO HAVE MANY TICKS ALL SEASON (DEER TICKS AS WELL). USE PRECAUTION, BUG SPRAY, LONG PANTS etc.***
Getting ThereFollow 111A West via exit 3 off 93. Take Marblehead Rd to Deer Run. After Deer Run look for a dirt road on the right (Woodbury Rd) with Multiple camp signs. Follow this to a parking area on the left. Park and hike in. Stay right at the fork brings you to the Main Face overlooking the now dried up pond. Staying left at the fork will lead you to the smaller walls.
Classic Climbing Routes at Deers Leap (Windham)
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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