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Dropline Area Rock Climbing 

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The area hosts, among others, three awesome climbs: Dropline, Welcome to the Machine (rarely in), and Dracula -- possibly the most famous climb at Frankenstein.

Getting There 

The Dropline Area lies within 15 minute walk along the tracks from the iron bridge. Look left and locate the unmistakable yellowish icicle on the left. That's Dropline.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dropline Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dropline Area:
Dracula   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
Dropline   WI5     Ice   
Welcome to the Machine   WI4-5     Ice   
The Coffin   WI4+     Ice, 2 pitches, 150'   
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Featured Route For Dropline Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Dracula left. Lauren Wilson on her first WI4 lead....

Dracula WI4+  New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Dropline Area
The icefall derives its name from perhaps some resemblance to Dracula's winged cape. The climb is well visible from the road.Moderate and one of the most popular climbs at Frankenstein. Almost always in. Dracula left side: easiest way to go up, about WI4 (easier if hooked). There's a pin at 1/3 height. Dracula Center: the steepest line is WI4+/5, depending on conditions (easier than Dropline though).Dracula right side: Slightly harder than the left, WI4/4+. An i...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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