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Black Streak 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Zach Landis, Jen Lloyd, 2003
Season: summer fall
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Submitted By: Zach Landis on Dec 2, 2006

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This is the first route you come to when hiking the approach trail to the cliff. It climbs the obvious black streak up the large slab. It end at a 2-bolt belay at a small tree ledge. Great rock climbing on perfect granite. There is a second pitch that continues up to another ledge and 2-bolt belay. Good friction climbing.


This route starts at the west end of the cliff. The first sport route one sees when hiking in.


Although there are 6 bolts on this route it feels runout. A good calf burner.

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By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Jan 7, 2009

why did this get a PG-13 rating
By Eric8
From: Framingham
Sep 8, 2009

maybe you have a long 60 and I have a short 70 but I was just able to make it down with a 70. So 90 feet I think is a bit short. Great route though I really enjoyed it.
By Jessie Poquerusse
From: Hanover, NH
Nov 15, 2015

Excellent pitch! Drippy near top--beware if climbing late in season.

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