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Lower Cliff

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Lower Cliff Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.90218, -71.55706 View Map  Incorrect?
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The Lower Cliff sits down and left from The Hive. Despite the fact that it's about 20-25 feet tall and over 100 feet long, it might be difficult to find until you're right on it.

The Lower Cliff has some potential for cool problems. There's a steep face/boulder on the left, a less steep wall in the middle, and the Smear Tactics boulder on the right. There are also a few boulders right below the cliff that might have potential.

Getting There 

The best way to access the cliff is to walk downhill and to the left from the Fun Boulder. It's probably less than 100 feet from the Fun Boulder. If you're at the Holds Boulder, the cliff is right below you, and you can access by scrambling down a rock crevasse.

Climbing Season

For the Yellowjacket Area area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Fun hard match!

USS Cyclops V3-4 6A+  New Hampshire : WM: Waterville Valley : ... : Lower Cliff
Sit start with a very low foot that is right off the ground and a heel up on the arete. Put your right hand on the good starting hold and your left hand on one of the two other holds. Pull off the ground and reach up with your right hand to a small crimp in from the arete a little. Move your left foot onto a little chip and throw up the arete to a descent slopey full hand hold. bring your right foot up for another heel and bring your left hand up to the top of the triangle and work on rocking o...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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