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Areas in WM: Franconia Notch

Artist's Bluff 11 / 3 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Artist's Bluff Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Echo Crag 37 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 43
Franconia Notch Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Garfield Crag 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet etc) 7 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Indian Head Boulders 0 / 1 / 1 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Indian Head Cliff on Mt. Pemigewasset 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Mt Lincoln 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Mt. Liberty, Franconia Notch 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 6
Profile Cliff 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5

Description [Edit]

work in progress - all the smaller crags in Franconia Notch. Cannon Cliff, the largest in the notch has its own main heading.

Getting There [Edit]

Interstate 93 running up through the center of the state passes right through the notch. See the individual areas for more detailed directions.
WM: Franconia Notch area original map from visitnh.gov/information/abo…

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Classic Climbing Routes at WM: Franconia Notch

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 49
Standard Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 66
Maiming of the Shrew
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 38
Rocket
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 98
Skeletal Ribs
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 26
Right Side Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 67
Cooler Sacrifice
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
The Shield
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 97
The West Chimney
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 43
Beeline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Salt Packed Pig Sack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 45
The Arete
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Bucked-Toothed Chicken-Splitter
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 31
Mandrill
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
Little Porky
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Broken Dreams
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Standard Route Artist's Bluff
 49
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Maiming of the Shrew Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 66
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Rocket Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 38
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Skeletal Ribs Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 98
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Right Side Route Artist's Bluff
 26
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Cooler Sacrifice Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 67
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The Shield Echo Crag > 2. The Shield
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The West Chimney Hounds Hump Rid… > Eaglet
 97
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Beeline Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 43
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Salt Packed Pig Sack Hounds Hump Rid… > Flatiron
 25
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Arete Echo Crag > 9. The Dream Wall
 45
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Bucked-Toothed Chicken-Spli… Echo Crag > 9. The Dream Wall
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mandrill Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 31
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Little Porky Hounds Hump Rid… > Flatiron
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Broken Dreams Echo Crag > 8. The Hone Wall "Pro…
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
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