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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 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 2
Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet etc) 8 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
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 8 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Elevation: 1,806 ft
GPS: 44.145, -71.681 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M Sprague on Aug 24, 2015
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall
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Description

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

Getting There

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
 52
Standard Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 70
Maiming of the Shrew
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 40
Rocket
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 102
Skeletal Ribs
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 30
Right Side Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 69
Cooler Sacrifice
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 31
The Shield
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 112
The West Chimney
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 44
Beeline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Salt Packed Pig Sack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 48
The Arete
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Bucked-Toothed Chicken-Splitter
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 33
Mandrill
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
Little Porky
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Broken Dreams
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Standard Route Artist's Bluff
 52
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Maiming of the Shrew Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 70
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Rocket Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 40
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Skeletal Ribs Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 102
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Right Side Route Artist's Bluff
 30
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Cooler Sacrifice Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 69
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The Shield Echo Crag > 2. The Shield
 31
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The West Chimney Hounds Hump Rid… > Eaglet
 112
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Beeline Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 44
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Salt Packed Pig Sack Hounds Hump Rid… > Flatiron
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Arete Echo Crag > 9. The Dream Wall
 48
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Bucked-Toothed Chicken-Spli… Echo Crag > 9. The Dream Wall
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mandrill Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 33
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…
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
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