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Routes in Summit Cliff (The Highlands)

Aiming for the Pleiades S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Boy Who Cried Wolf, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Corax crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dr. Dingle S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Four Seasons S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Giant's Chimney T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Gospel According to Mark, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Guardian, The S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Karmic Realignment S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Northern Lights S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Northwest Passage S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Passing on the Right TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Path of the Righteous S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rumpus Time S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Three Bump Dumper S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Visions of Jerusalem S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Where the Wild Things Are S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Yid Kid, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Todd Goodman 07/02
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Shared By: lee hansche on Mar 16, 2010
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

So if this thing wasn't FILTHY! it would earn both stars I gave it. The moves really are pretty cool and would be really fun I didn't have to dig for the holds in lichen and moss. I'll post here if i find the time to scrub it some day.

The first half is much harder than the top.

Climb up low angle crimping to a ledge out right. Make hard moves past a couple bolts to a challenging mantel and a good rest. Move out left in to super fun delicate climbing if you can find the holds in the moss and lichen. These last hard moves gain a relatively clean moderate finger crack. and on to the anchors.

Location

When you get to the crag via the fixed rope you are standing in front of a face with two bolted routes. For this climb move around the corner to the left and look for a line of eye bolts.

Protection

8 bolts to ring anchors.

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Nick Grant
Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
  5.10c
Nick Grant   Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
  5.10c
When Ian and I did this one (summer 2017), we could have used a power washer for sure. If you plan to be at Summit Cliff, bring a wire brush to rehabilitate this pretty good line. Aug 1, 2017
lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
Yeah now that I'm done with all of the 10s at rumney I agree with Ladd... this gets the prize for the filthiest haha... Nov 1, 2015
M Sprague
New England
M Sprague   New England  
I was lucky to have climbed this when it was new and it was quite decent at the time, though even then it could have used a little more scrubbing. It goes to show that at Rumney if you are only going to half clean something you almost shouldn't bother. It will grow back almost instantly. At least if it is really scrubbed it will have a chance to get a following enough to keep it clean. You have got to get the actual roots of the lichen off and not just break the outer parts. Nov 1, 2015
Ladd

  5.10c
Ladd    
  5.10c
Easily the dirtiest and most lichen covered 5.10 at Rumney. Hands down. Avoid. Nov 1, 2015
Eric Leclerc
Montreal
  5.10c
Eric Leclerc   Montreal
  5.10c
Aparently, Lee didn't find the time to scrub it. It is in a nasty state of lichen. I will also try to give it a scrub one day... Aug 18, 2014