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anyone know anything about this cliff... i think its on the south side of Mount Garfield... this is the view from Mount Lincoln...

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By Adam Wilcox
From: Candia, NH
Jul 31, 2010

Garfield Crag, as seen here: mountainproject.com/v/new_hampshire/garfield_crag/106497457

By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Aug 1, 2010

sweet!thanks adam...

By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 2, 2010

Looks like Chuck Woodmen's area to me.

By bradley white
From: Plymouth
Aug 25, 2010

It's restricted to no permanent fixed protection because it's in the Pemigewasset Wilderness area.
On the left central side where the trees grow lowest below the highest summit is an alcove. Everywhere to the west of this tree alcove landmark is the side of the ice flows. Just east of this feature is the section I called the 'Bow'. In the center of this wall is the crack I climbed to the midway ledge. There are several inverted V grooves features on this crag that appear 'extremely' doable. The longest ice flow section appears to be moderate rock climbing routes on bumpy rock. The granite rock quality generally is in good shape but there are the usual detached loose rocks laying around. A detached rock on the second pitch prevented me from finishing the route I was doing.
On the far right central side there are diagonally inclining horizontal ledges with small trees that were climbed in the 1930's-40's I believe. I believe this because I passed a vintage pin on my trip up these ledges free soloing a climb. It's not much of a rock climb and should be avoided because of seepage above the pin (5-5). I heard that Andy Tuthill and Chris Ellms visited this crag in the late 70's or early 80's to rock climb on it. Fletcher Wilson climbed an ice route with some friends in 1980. They skied in to 13 Falls, did a climb and skied out in one day. He said it was one of the grade (WI3) flows but he had no details to which one it was.

By M Sprague
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From: New England
Jan 9, 2013

Dave Custer and Susan Ruff put up trad routes here. They are hard. It makes Greens or the Captain almost seem like a roadside crag.

By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Jan 10, 2013

man, it looks so cool!

By john strand
From: southern colo
Jan 11, 2013

I heard bird about coming in over the top, except you don't know where you are

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anyone know anything about this cliff... i think its on the south side of Mount Garfield... this is the view from Mount Lincoln...

Submitted By: lee hansche on Jul 30, 2010
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