The Contact Area Rock Climbing
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This consists of the left hand side of Death Gully and down around left to the lower section of rock. There are half a dozen routes here ranging from the short Wimpy Ass Flake 5.8 to Broken Beak 5.12b, with the best probably being the angling 5.10+ Conway Crack. The section is simply called the Lower 5.10 Wall in Jerry Handren's guide.
As you first approach the cliff from below and hit the tongue of slab, head up and left 100 feet to get to the base of Death Gully.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 10.4 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For The Contact Area
The Conway Crack 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b NH
: WM: Kancamagus (Central)
: ... : The Contact Area
On start of the left wall of the approach gully for the 5.10 Wall is an obvious good right angling crack. Jam and undercling it until you traverse right some and up a final face to the shared anchors of the Wimpy-Ass Flake. If you don't want to lead it, you can climb the easy flake and set up a TR, but you will still need gear for directional. Some of the gear on the lower part of the crack is a little awkward to place on the lead. If you are lucky you may find a fixed nut or two.This is a good ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH