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Gill's Groove Crag Rock Climbing 


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Description 

A huge boulder with two worthwhile routes

Getting There 

From the Main Cliff hike past Shadowline and the Alcohol Wall until the cliff peters out. Walk straight ahead and look for the crag on the right. It is situated near the top of the saddle which separates The Main Cliff from The Far Cliff

Climbing Season

For the Sundown Ledge area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Gill's Groove Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gill's Groove Crag:
Gill's Groove   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Gill's Groove 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  New Hampshire : Sundown Ledge : Gill's Groove Crag
I'd recommend wearing your new shoes for this one. I can't imagine climbing this in Boreal Fires. An overhanging laser cut corner with a very thin crack. Boulder in from the left to a stance and the first crux, then again, the whole thing is one big crux. Very technical,strenuous stemming and micro seam laybacking leads to a stance at 3/4 height where hardship continues to a much easier and fun top out. The foot holds on this pitch are small to non-existent. If you want to TR, bring lots of webb...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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