Elevation: 1,404 ft
GPS: 44.473, -71.194 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ron Birk on Jul 8, 2016
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

Description

Mount Forist is the big slab you see behind downtown Berlin. It has 25 or so established routes. Most require gear but some routes are all bolted.

[NOTE: An excellent little pamphlet/guide has been published by Matt Bowman and is available at the climbing shops in the North Conway area, at the White Mtn Cafe in Gorham, or by contacting Matt at matt@whitemountaincafe.com R.Hall NH Admin.]

Getting There

From the south take Rt 16 into Berlin. About 1/4 mile after Rt16 splits and becomes a ONE WAY sttreet (North-bound) look for a bear left which is a poorly marked Rt 110. [This left is where the Rt 16 sign shows a bear-to-the-right to get to Errol.] Take Rt 110 0.4 mile to a left onto 3rd Ave. [There's a "Berlin Springs" sign & arrow at the turn.] Madigan St is your 2nd right (but the first right is, like, 50ft after you turned off Rt 110).

Take Madigan St till its end and the approach trail starts behind the boulder (photo) by the last house. You will reach the cliff and the climb Madigan (5.6) after a couple of minutes.

Please obey parking signs. Thanks!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Forist

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 23
Madigan
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 15
Half Blind and Fully Baked
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Lichen It
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Nibroc
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
DLM Memorial Route
Trad 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
Subtle like Bob Ross
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Berliner (Ich Ben Ein Berliner)
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 12
Forist Grump
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Hostile Territory
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Middle Forist (Climb)
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Business Trip
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Mantle Peace
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Whine and Lickher
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Skate-y Cat
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Birthday Boy
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Madigan 3. Madigan Area
 23
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Half Blind and Fully Baked 2. S End
 15
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Lichen It 6. The Arete Area
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Nibroc 3. Madigan Area
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
DLM Memorial Route 3. Madigan Area
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Subtle like Bob Ross 2. S End
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Berliner (Ich Ben Ein Berli… 4. Middle Forist Area
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Forist Grump 3. Madigan Area
 12
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Hostile Territory 4. Middle Forist Area
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Middle Forist (Climb) 4. Middle Forist Area
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Business Trip 6. The Arete Area
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mantle Peace 4. Middle Forist Area
 9
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Whine and Lickher 2. S End
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Skate-y Cat 4. Middle Forist Area
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Birthday Boy 6. The Arete Area
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
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