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Description 

This Area covers the climbing areas in the "High Peaks" of the Presidential Range (Mt Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Madison, Monroe and the Southern Presidentials) as well as the areas in Pinkham Notch itself, both sides of Rt 16.

Getting There 

From North Conway follow Rt 16 north, bearing right at Glen and continuing on 16 through the small ski town of Jackson and up into the notch, with the Presidential Range on your left and the Wildcat/Carter range on your right.
Rock Climbing Photo: WM: Presidential / Pinkham Notch area original map...
WM: Presidential / Pinkham Notch area
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63 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in WM: Pinkham / Presidentials

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for WM: Pinkham / Presidentials:
Standard Route   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   Square Ledge (Pinkham Notch...
Henderson Ridge   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 4 pitches, 600'   Huntington Ravine
Central Gully - Rock Climb   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch   Huntington Ravine
The Chimney   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch   Square Ledge (Pinkham Notch...
Hank Chinos   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Pine Mountain
Contact   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 125'   Pine Mountain
Northeast Ridge of the Pinnacle   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 7 pitches, 900'   Huntington Ravine
Old Route Direct   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Pine Mountain
$20 Arete-tion   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 50'   Hall's Ledge : Pinnacle Block
The Brain   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR   Square Ledge (Pinkham Notch...
It’s a Pinkham Thing   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches   Pine Mountain
Cloud Walkers   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   Huntington Ravine
Pinnacle Direct (Rock Climb)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Huntington Ravine
Mechanics' Route   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 220'   Huntington Ravine
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Featured Route For WM: Pinkham / Presidentials
Rock Climbing Photo: starting the crux pitch four.

Pinnacle Direct (Rock Climb) 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  New Hampshire : WM: Pinkham / Presidentials : Huntington Ravine
This is a very direct variant to the pinnacle rock climb, it follows the arete direct from the first chimney pitch of pinnacle ridge, the route finding is simple follow the ridge/arete proper and a good amount of fixed pins on the way. The crux comes at a tricky roof to a step around the arete (extremely exposed, you can see pinnacle waterfall at about 250' down) to a vertical seam protected by brassies and a ring pin. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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