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5. Slabs

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L to R R to L Alpha
Beware of the Dog (Mid-Climb Variation) T 
Blockade Direct ? T 
Cirrus T 
Condescender T 
Condescending (Mid-Climb Variation) T 
Consolation Prize T 
Falling Aspirations T 
Fleabitten (Mid-Climb Variation) T 
Indented Slab (a "Mid-Cliff" Slab), The T 
Lakeview T 
Lima Bean T 
Micron T 
Odyssey of an Artichoke T 
Slip o' Fools T 
Snooky T 
Stretched On Your Grave TR 
unknown T 
Wag, The T 
Weissners Butress T 
Weissners Dike T 

5. Slabs Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,564'
Location: 44.15926, -71.68308 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 23, 2011  with updates from Ron Birk
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The north end of cannon has a vast low angle area where smooth slabs meet steep overlaps and lead to a dramatic headwall. Lakeview and Consolation Prize are fun and popular among others.

Getting There 

Walk across the foot bridge and go right along the stream until you can break left up hill on a climbers trail. This leads to talus and eventually the slabs.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 5. Slabs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 5. Slabs:
Lakeview   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches   
Weissners Dike   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 650'   
Weissners Butress   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   
Consolation Prize   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 900'   
Snooky   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300'   
Falling Aspirations   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches   
Beware of the Dog (Mid-Climb Variation)   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 250'   
Odyssey of an Artichoke   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 500'   
Condescender   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For 5. Slabs
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Condescender 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c New Hampshire : *Cannon Cliff : 5. Slabs
The sustained, tenuous friction climbing on this one will leave your noggin tired, if nothing else. The rock is superb, and the crux is well-protected. I put the R rating for the runout up top, where the rock quality is a bit poorer and the protection scarce, but the climbing is easier, maybe 5.9 or so.Hard friction takes you straight off the ground to the first bolt, which you'll pass diagonalling right to the sloping horizontal ramp. Clip the next bolt, traverse right to the end of the ramp,...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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By burlap submariner
Apr 23, 2013
Anybody know anything about the condition of White Streaks of Trespass 10+. Its an old Ellms and Tuthill special.
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Aug 25, 2013
Yur gonna die!

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