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Penguin, The 
Standard Left Flow 
Standard Right 
Standard Route 
Standard via "Left Cave" 

Standard Route Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.16007, -71.36916 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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BETA PHOTO: great bit of beta showing the whole climbing area.


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Getting There 

Walk right from Arethusa - 10 minutes past the trestle on the left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Standard Route Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Standard Route Area:
Standard Route   WI3+     Ice, 2 pitches, 300'   
The Penguin   WI4     Ice, 2 pitches   
Standard Right   WI3-4     Ice, 2 pitches   
Standard via "Left Cave"   WI3+     Ice, 2 pitches, 200'   
Waterfall   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch   
Standard Left Flow   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   
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Featured Route For Standard Route Area
Rock Climbing Photo: MJ Cross leads out onto the ice right of the "...

Standard via "Left Cave" WI3+  New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Standard Route Area
This is simply the "variant" that climbs the left side of the main flow. In most years there is a rock "cave" on the left side of the flow, although this sometimes fills-in in really "thick" years. In the early years ( i.e. 1970's, before the bolts were put into the cave on the right) this variant was considered pretty much the "standard" way to climb "Standard", as it offered a solid rock-belay.P1 - Climb to the "cave" on the left. WI 3P2 - Move out right (photo) and up the flow to the top, WI ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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