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Butt Scum T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dark Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Dark Mark, The T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Dark Side T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dark and Difficult Times S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Half Stack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hermits Hideout T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Lurking Right T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Lurking in the Bushes T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mojo Risin T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Resident Evil T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Short Stack T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Stack, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Type: Trad, 85 ft
FA: Unknown?
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Shared By: Michael Z. on Oct 15, 2011
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Wet start. Thrutch up past a hemlock tree and step into the darkness. From here tight but enjoyable chimneying leads up to a pedestal just before the off width. Creep up the wide crack and belay from a birch tree.


a little right of Lurking.


Can be found in extremely suspect flakes and chockstones (it may be less dangerous not to place any) before the O.W. and a small nest can be built before the final push.


lee hansche
goffstown, nh
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
what size OW, how steep? Oct 18, 2011
Gilmanton, NH
BALDY   Gilmanton, NH
Lee, if it's the one I'm thinking of, it's wide....More of a tight chimney than an off width for much of it. It's an awesome line, and a real grunter. As far as steepness, I would say it's nearly vertical... Oct 19, 2011
Tom Bowker
somewhere in the USA
Tom Bowker   somewhere in the USA
I led this last year when getting half way up lurking before I realized there was an active ravens nest in route. I moved up right into this OW and laybacked it to the top. Dickey's coarse granite isn't anything I want to subject my whole body too. Either way there's no pro. R/X IMHO. May 11, 2015

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