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The best pure friction climbing in the Northeast. Often run out and bold but always fun and exciting. Routes like Sliding Board and Standard Route see the crowds, but I've never climbed a bad route in this area....
From the hotel parking lot trail entrance, walk less than a minute to the HUGE slab in front of you.... Just to your right is the Beginner Route (5.5). Slightly up and left is the launch pad. Further left you will find the other slab climbs like Sea of Holds (5.7) and many more....
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 7. The Slabs:
Beginners Easy Variation 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'
Standard Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R Trad, 9 pitches, 1100'
Beginners Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R Trad, 10 pitches, 1000'
Beginners Direct 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R Trad, 2 pitches
The Cormier-Magness Route 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 8 pitches, 1150'
Wedge 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 6 pitches, 800'
Slabs Direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Sea of Holes 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 4 pitches
Sliding Board 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, 9 pitches, 1000'
Wave Length 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches
Waiting for Comeau 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Interloper 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b R Trad, 7 pitches, 1000'
Featured Route For 7. The Slabs
Standard Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R NH : Whitehorse Ledge : 7. The Slabs
This route may rival the 3rd Flatiron as the best easy multi pitch climb in the states. Although the climbing is relatively easy, there are huge runouts (30-50ft) and few features.P1 (5.0R 100ft) Scramble up to the Launch Pad.P2 (5.1R 110ft) Angle up and right past a few flakes. (Toilet Bowl Pitch)P3 (5.2R 150ft) Head straight up past two bolts and a flake mid pitch. Belay on a ledge with large crystals.P4 (5.3R 100ft) Head straight up passing a few cool pockets. (tricams) Belay in the underla...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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