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Routes in Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs

Goofers Delight WI3
North End Pillars WI3-4
North End Slab WI2
Remission NEI 5+ WI5+ M5
Repentance WI5 M4-5
Thresher WI3
Unicorn, The WI4+
Type: Mixed, Ice, 350 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: Rainsford Rouner, Tim Rouner and Peter Cole
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Shared By: bayard russell jr on Jan 12, 2009
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Almost as little route finding as its neighbor Repentance. Great moderate drytooling gains thin ice to a good belay ledge. Directly off the ledge, a short but excellent section of rock-gear-protected ice climbing gains the flow coming from the intimidating column, and another belay off to the right. The final pitch climbs the column into a seemingly endless system of chimneys to the woods. You can rappel after the first chimney ends, or go for the glory hike down.

Location

Fifty feet right of Repentence on a steep open wall 50 yards right of the Cathedral cave.

Protection

The route protects fairly well. The spots to watch out for are the ice right after the mixed start which can be thin down low and of course the column which can be candled if not well formed.

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frank dahlmeyer
north conway nh
frank dahlmeyer   north conway nh
Obviousely did as a rock route-but not listed as such on this site-- Sep 16, 2013