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…

118 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at WM: Franconia Notch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 73
Maiming of the Shrew
Trad
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 53
Standard Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 43
Rocket
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 108
Skeletal Ribs
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 31
Right Side Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 36
Avalanche
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 74
Cooler Sacrifice
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 31
The Shield
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 125
The West Chimney
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 47
Beeline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 28
Salt Packed Pig Sack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 49
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
 36
Mandrill
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 25
Broken Dreams
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Maiming of the Shrew Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 73
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Standard Route Artist's Bluff
 53
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Rocket Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 43
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Skeletal Ribs Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 108
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Right Side Route Artist's Bluff
 31
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Avalanche Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 36
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Cooler Sacrifice Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 74
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
 125
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Beeline Echo Crag > 1. Square Inch Wall
 47
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Salt Packed Pig Sack Hounds Hump Rid… > Flatiron
 28
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Arete Echo Crag > 9. The Dream Wall
 49
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
 36
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Broken Dreams Echo Crag > 8. The Hone Wall "Pro…
 25
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
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