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WM: Pinkham / Presidentials Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,087'
Location: 44.25935, -71.25257 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.
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WM: Presidential / Pinkham Notch area
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63 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',25],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

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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Hank Chinos 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  New Hampshire : WM: Pinkham / Presidentials : Pine Mountain
Absolutely amazing climbing on solid pegmatite rock. I don't know whether P2 of "Contact" or P2 of "Hank Chinos" came first, but if they are not the same then they are probably within a few feet of each other on "wide open rock". When we were there, this was the first climb we did, and we utilized the "Contact" double bolt anchors. STA...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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