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The Apron Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.00381, -71.90966 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Powers on Nov 20, 2015
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Description 

A large apron with six difficult, mostly bolt protected one pitch routes. The climbing is steep friction on beautiful, smooth granite. Many of the routes have serious runouts down low, bring your A game. One set of modern SS ring anchors serves five of the six routes. The rest of the hardware on the face is old and suspect. White Owl, with its line of rusty, homemade angle iron hangers lets you know you are in the right place.

Getting There 

Around the right side of the prominent nose in the middle of the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]


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Friction Rider 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a New Hampshire : WM: Oliverian Notch : ... : The Apron
The entire climb is sustained face and friction. It starts out 5-7 and gets harder (5-8+) in thirty ft and then to sustained (5-9) 50ft to friction bulges (5-9+). After the bulges easier up to the big boulder on the beak route. It was a top rope climb. It got bolted late 80's. It was a top rope I couldn't get through the crux section. I couldn't get through the mid section without being paranoid in 2002. The bolts were deteriorated. I moved right into a right facing corner (5-9) and climbed it i...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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