Oliverian Notch Rock Climbing
Owls Head cliff has ice climbing that has run out multiple pitch climbs of (W3), too a shorter single pitch single pitch 300ft wide section of various difficulty climbs (W2-4). Across Route 25 going uphill south to find the Appalachian Trail, after about !+ miles is a bog, and after crossing it in snow shoes (a must because of bog heat) at it's south eastern corner uphill there is a minute ravine with three distinct 100+ft ice flows of (W3+-4). This minute ravine was the most unknown ice ravine in N.H. That is up till now.
Take Route 25 to Oliverian Notch. Park where you won't interfere with snow plowing.
Climbing Season For the * Ice and Mixed Climbing area.
Weather station 0.4 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Oliverian Notch
The Mini-Ravine Amptheater
: * Ice and Mixed Climbing
: Oliverian Notch
Climb all three separated ice flows with they're pillar cruxes at the start easiest on the east side (WI3+) and hardest on the west side(WI4). After the cruxes sustained (WI3) to the top. Thick perfect condition ice. Always in the shade. I soloed them during the winter. The ice remains sometimes into the month of May. That's when I first noticed it, while rock climbing on Owl's Head cliff. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
By Jason Gates
Feb 4, 2015
the weather link is attached to Randolph NH, beware.