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WM: Franconia Notch Rock Climbing 


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Description 

work in progress - all the smaller crags in Franconia Notch. Cannon Cliff, the largest in the notch has its own main heading.

Getting There 

Interstate 93 running up through the center of the state passes right through the notch. See the individual areas for more detailed directions.
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WM: Franconia Notch area
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Weather station 9.6 miles from here

100 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in WM: Franconia Notch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for WM: Franconia Notch:
Maiming of the Shrew   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Standard Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Artist's Bluff
Skeletal Ribs   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Sleep in the Dry Spot   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Echo Crag : 3. Grunge Wall
Right Side Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Artist's Bluff
Rocket   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
The West Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Eaglet
Horn of Plenty   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Avalanche   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
The Shield   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Echo Crag : 2. The Shield
Cooler Sacrifice   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Salt Packed Pig Sack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Flatiron
Bucked-Toothed Chicken-Splitter   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 130'   Echo Crag : 9. The Dream Wall
The Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Echo Crag : 9. The Dream Wall
Mandrill   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Broken Dreams    5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Echo Crag : 8. The Hone Wall "Proper" (...
Little Porky   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Flatiron
Piss of Fear   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Three Belches   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
Live Free or Die - Part 2   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 60'   Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall
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Featured Route For WM: Franconia Notch
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave at the top of the route.   You can see the ro...

Little Porky 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  New Hampshire : WM: Franconia Notch : ... : The Flatiron
This route has exciting exposed face climbing the entire way. It follows the flat iron right arete from start to finish. Start at the same anchor as Salt Packed Pig Sack and head straight up. Delicately surmount the first overlap, then enjoy the ride. Half way up, rest at a ledge and peek around the corner if you dare. Continue on to the top to a two bolt anchor. Two ropes needed for rappel....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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