Avg: 2.5 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 140 ft|
|FA:||FRA: Tom Zimmerman, Jonathan Garlough & Joshua Corbett|
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|Shared By:||tommyguns on Apr 30, 2013|
|Admins:||Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall|
DescriptionSachem- A paramount chief amoung the Algonquian tribes.
The name was chosen as a historical reference to the Indian Sachems that were known by settlers around the area. Powerful Sachems included Chocorua, Pagus and Passaconaway, of which the nearby mountains are named after.
This route climbs the right side of the main slab through the obvious headwalls.
P1: start up the featured slab passing a couple small birch trees. Continue up the slab to the left arching corner. Get great gear and pull onto the headwall following a trail of pockets. Pull the crux rock over move onto a lower angle slab and continue up the a headwall with a horizontal crack. Traverse right and belay from the tree. 150' 5.7 R
P2: Pull through the headwall at the crack in front of the belay tree onto the low angle slab (crux). Traverse left passing an often wet crack to the far left of the second headwall. Pull into a left facing corner (second crux) and then trend up and right to a tree ledge with a boulder and belay. 5.9. 130'
P3: Continue up the brown water groove to the top of the cliff and trees above. 5.4 PG-13. 110'
Walk back and right to the hiking trail.
-additional description by Jonathan Garlough