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Molly's Lower Area

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Alcove, The 
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Molly's Lower Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: chinos on Sep 13, 2011
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The lower area at Mt. Molly gets little direct sunlight making it a nice hide out on hot summer days. The cliff is wide and about 100' tall in spots. Most of the Slab Area is covered in moss, but there could be a couple lines up through some clean streaks. The Alcove area is steeper and cleaner, but not as tall.

Getting There 

Walk along the approach trail to Molly for 5 minutes. In the Birch grove take a right at a cairn and follow the climbers path for 2 minutes to the base of The Alcove. Be careful of hanging limbs falling! The wind storms caused some serious damage out here.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Pump Up the Valuum 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  New Hampshire : Lakes Region : ... : The Alcove
Look for a large flake up high to locate the climb. Start up the slab corner for 25' placing gear. At the overhang fire straight up on great holds with excellent movement past 3 bolts. Take care when using the massive flake. 2 bolt anchor awaits at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Sep 13, 2011
This cliff is about two tenths of a mile long
By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Sep 30, 2011
This place has some of the wildest moves i have seen in ten years of climbing

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