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Rock Climbing Photo: The Fairy Tale Traverse variation of the last pitc...
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By Ben Brotelho
From: Albany, NY
Dec 4, 2012
this is an incredible shot!
By Eric G.
From: Saratoga Springs, NY
Mar 7, 2013
By chinos
Nov 7, 2013
only if it was really overhanging!
By Avalon
From: East Longmeadow MA
Dec 31, 2013
Is he free soloing that?
By M Sprague
From: New England
Jan 1, 2014
You can see his blue rope leading out left if you enlarge the photo.
By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Jul 16, 2014
What a gorgeous photo. Awesome perspective. But don't let it scare you: the pitch is actually a slab with awesome feet and hands, and is not hard at all. It is also one of the coolest places to be in all the White Mountains---I always go slow on that pitch, just to make it last. :-)
By jdejace
From: New England
Sep 14, 2015
One of the most exposed, spectacular moderate pitches in the Northeast. There's nothing beneath you and you can hear the gentle roar of the waterfall flowing in the dark gully as you traverse. Just awesome. This pitch alone is reason enough to take on the approach (and descent). You could go cragging in Conway and stand in line for 2 hours behind guided clients to do the Thin Air traverse, or sack up and start hiking to get to this thing.
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The Fairy Tale Traverse variation of the last pitch - a must do!

Submitted By: John Gassel on Aug 7, 2012
On this route:
Northeast Ridge of the Pinnacle (5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b )
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