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Sledgehammer

5.10d, Trad, 90 ft (27 m),  Avg: 4 from 2 votes
FA: Brad White and Dick Peterson sept 1988
New Hampshire > WM: Kancamagus… > Woodchuck Ledge > 5. The Main Cliff
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

A beautiful little trad climb on top of an awesome steep sport climb. Stick clip the first bolt and climb the overhanging corner and arete on spaced buckets and great rock past bolts and a piton inside the corner. Then step left into a nice fingercrack and a two bolt anchor.

Location

The Upper Tier. To get here, climb anything on the Diamond Wall or walk around the diamond wall and follow ledged terrain to an impressive wall left of stone free

Protection

bolts, piton, a few finger sized cams and one optional #3 camalot size piece

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Mike Zarnowski
Thornton, NH
  5.10d
[Hide Comment] Fantastic route, the location can't get much better. Sep 29, 2011
M Sprague
New England
[Hide Comment] I placed this here under the Main Cliff to be consistent with Handren's guide, rather than the Upper Tier. It looks like a toss-up from the picture. Is there a consensus? Oct 15, 2012