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Dickey Notch Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.9135, -71.59651 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

One of New Hampshire's lesser notches Dickey Notch is located along the west side of Dickey Mountain and east side of Cone Mountain and associated domes. Although lacking the impressive cliffs of some of the more well known notches in the area this is an interesting place for climbing. Somewhere along the valley floor here the bedrock changes from the coarse white granite to the east to a fine gray schist to the west.

There are several boulder fields in the area and sometimes through a little glacial integration the rock types will even be mixed. Most of the full length climbing is located in a couple of areas on Cone Mountain within the WMNF.

Getting There 

Park at the Welch Dickey lot and head out the Brown Ash Swamp trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Dickey Notch
Rock Climbing Photo: The first tier of the route.

Possom 20:13 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  New Hampshire : WM: Waterville Valley : ... : Glacial Park
Climb the toe of the buttress to a stance. Technical climbing up its right side lands you on a thank goodness jug and a big cam. Another push takes you to the top of the buttress. Progressively easier climbing up a crack then slab leads to the top.Walk off climbers left....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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