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Type: Sport
FA: Steven Johnson
Page Views: 1,774 total · 14/month
Shared By: BrianWinslow on May 21, 2007
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Jonathan Steitzer

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Description

This route looks cooler than it is, but because it looks so cool it's still not bad. It appears that a lot of the flakes have come off making it somewhat awkward in sections. Many of the flakes that remain are glued in place, which is somewhat interesting. Also, I recommend rappelling the route (or having a second follow) because it can be hard to clean while being lowered.

Location

As you approach the crag the route is to the left, and climbs up and over the arete with a great big view behind it.

Protection

5 bolts to lower offs. The first bolt can be clipped by a tall climber from the ground, and there is a steep drop off from the start so you may want to do that.

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Matt Levine
Concord, NH
 
Matt Levine   Concord, NH
 
man, I hated this climb.....interesting to read Brian M's comment now, that section felt really thin and awkward today. worth it for the exposure and the view but I won't be getting on this again... Apr 6, 2013
Brian Monetti
NYC
 
Brian Monetti   NYC
 
One of the large glued on flakes finally fell off, I think by the third bolt? The climb is still doable, maybe a half grade harder since that flake was a very useful hand and foot hold, but you can get by on some small rails instead Oct 29, 2012
B. Callahan
North Conway, NH
  5.9
B. Callahan   North Conway, NH
  5.9
I could only find 4 bolts before the LO on this route. May 12, 2012
twellman
Cambridge
 
twellman   Cambridge
 
The climb itself is nothing amazing, but the exposure and the view from the top definitely make it worth it. And how often do you get to pull on flakes that bend? Apr 4, 2010
chinos
 
chinos  
 
if a route needs to be glued that much, whats the point? Mar 29, 2010
BrianWinslow
Concord, NH
 
BrianWinslow   Concord, NH
 
Nice picture Tom, probably the best thing about the route is how photogenic it is. Sep 19, 2007
lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
this route is way too glued... let it fall off and see what the new route would be like... May 24, 2007

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