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8) The Last Wave Slab Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Last Wave Slab is a nice piece of granite about 100' high and a little over 100' wide. It's located directly above Sea of Holes and Wedge. It's a nice way to finish a slab route and it brings you near to the summit. It presently has 7 climbs on it and is named after it's best route.

Getting There 

To access it from the top of Sea of Holes and Wedge area climb up and a little right about 150' passing 2 tree ledges. From the top of Sliding Board's final steep headwall traverse easily and directly left about 300'.

Climbing Season

For the *Whitehorse Ledge area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For 8) The Last Wave Slab

The Last Wave 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  New Hampshire : *Whitehorse Ledge : 8) The Last Wave Slab
The best route on this slab and fun if you enjoy runouts. From tree anchor climb up 20' (5.7) to a bulge and 2 side by side old bolts (1 a 30yr old rusty 1/4" and the other a newer but rusty 3/8" with an aluminum hanger). Clip, do the crux and up another 25' up on white rock to a 30 year old 1/4" bolt. Careful clipping bolt as the weight of your quickdraw may break it. The climbing now eases slightly for the last 50' to a tree anchor near the summit. The 5.8 Var is slightly right of this harder ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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