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Central Section Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jun 16, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The right-most routes of the center section...


How do I know that im at the Central Section?.... Well, as with all the areas, you will notice lots of glass and litter, but there are better ways to tell such as the most popular "boulder" problem on the cliff.... Right in the middle of the cliff, you will notice a blank face with an almost too perfect starting hold, leading up to well...almost nothing...then a good ledge.... This is what I call "Face To Face" though it goes by other names as well.... Lets say the center section is everything right of the Beehive Overhang over to the Devil 5.9+...

Another nice route in this area climbs a crack up a smooth slab to a small, pine tree this is easy to find and a really great route.... Beware the crux is going through the upper overlap above the crack....

More nice, moderate climbing can be found here as well as a few more challenging routes.... Beware of glass in holds and falling bottles....

Getting There 

Walk from the road up the hill to the middle of the cliff....

Climbing Season

For the Rock Rimmon area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central Section

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Section:
The Devil   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad   
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Featured Route For Central Section
Rock Climbing Photo: Persperation...

Persperation 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  NH : Southern NH and Seacoast : ... : Central Section
A serious climb for 5.8... be ready...Climb the first half of Armpits to the ledge below the overhang with cracks in it...Climb the left hand crack to a very challenging top out on to the ledge at the pine tree... Stay left of Armpits (5.7) up the slab after the pine tree and pull one more moderate overhang to the top... ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

Photos of Central Section Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Many routes on the center section...
BETA PHOTO: Many routes on the center section...
Rock Climbing Photo: The main routes in the center section of Rimmon...
BETA PHOTO: The main routes in the center section of Rimmon...
Rock Climbing Photo: slabby routes on the Armpits butress... The Armpit...
BETA PHOTO: slabby routes on the Armpits butress... The Armpit...
Rock Climbing Photo: This crack is my favorite lead in the central sect...
BETA PHOTO: This crack is my favorite lead in the central sect...

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