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South Face - Lower

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Cinema Gully 
Coin de la Souris 
Freeze Frame T 
Great Madness 
Gully 1 
Gully 1-1/2 
Gully 2 T 
Gully 2-1/2 
Rikki Tikki Tavi T 

South Face - Lower Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Mt. Willard South Face: Cauliflower Gully (red) Gu...


The lower tier of Mt. Willard's south face contains climbs from WI2 to WI5.

Getting There 

From the parking lot at the top of the Notch, walk the RR tracks south. After the tracks turn to the right/west, the first big open area on the right is Cinema Gully. The next, narrower open area is the approach to Great Madness and the numbered gullies (about 1 mile from the parking lot).

Climbing Season

For the Mt. Willard (Ice) area.

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in South Face - Lower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face - Lower:
Cinema Gully   WI2     Ice, 3 pitches, 600'   
Gully 1   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   
Great Madness   WI5     Ice, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For South Face - Lower
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeannette enjoying Cinema Gully on March 27th, 200...

Cinema Gully WI2  New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : South Face - Lower
This is a great climb that ascends the slabby and beautiful South face of Mt. Willard that you can't miss as you drive North through Crawford Notch on US302. It is a classic climb and lives up to it's hype, although it can often be busy on weekends. There are several bulges on a moderate angle slab with the longest at the top. There are 2 main exits form this climb. To the left it stays at a sustained Grade 2 and to the right it is usually closer to Grade 3.The climb can possibly be done in 3 lo...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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Rock Climbing Photo: Gully #2, #2 1/2, and Great Madness in terrible co...
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