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Amphitheater Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Amphitheater climbs are one of the closest to the parking lot and are easily accessible from the railroad tracks via a marked trail.

Getting There 

As you walk from the parking area along the railroad tracks, the Amphitheater climbs are visible on the left from the trestle. The trail leading directly to Pegasus and Chia starts just before the bridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Amphitheater Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Amphitheater Area:
Pegasus Rock Finish   WI3 M3     Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   
Chia   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
Pegasus   WI3+     Ice, 200'   
Hobbit Couloir   WI4+     Ice, 200'   
Smear   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch   
Bob's Delight   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
Chia Direct   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch   
Widows Walk   WI5     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Cave Route   WI3+     Ice   
Hard Rane   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Screaming   M5     Trad, Mixed, 1 pitch, 90'   
Widow's Cave   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Amphitheater Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff Darde on Pegasus: 1975

Pegasus WI3+  New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area
Just a huge and beautiful chunk of ice... really aesthetic and fun...Pitch 1: Start up on the lower angle ice right below the obvious columns... Mostly easy climbing with a few bulges leads on to the base of the steep bussiness... Belay at the base of the pillars...Pitch 2: Climb the pillars which can vary from jug haul grade 3 to steep grade 4 depending on the conditions... Normally you can get between a couple of columns and stem up moderately... The top is right there, belay from trees next t...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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