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Each winter, there are many classic ice climbs of varying difficulty on Cathedral Ledge.
All roads lead to North Conway, New Hampshire. From town, if you look northwest, you will see two cliffs. Cathedral Ledge is the right one, and Whitehorse Ledge is the left one.
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs:
Thresher WI3 Ice
North End Slab WI2+ Ice
Goofers Delight WI3 Ice, 200'
North End Pillars WI3-4 Ice
Repentence WI5 Ice, 3 pitches, 200'
Featured Route For Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
Repentence WI5 NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
An impresive ribbon of ice wedged in the middle of a smooth rock face. The route is done in three pitches. Even though the crux is at the beginning of the second pitch, it is not over until you are on the very top.P1: WI4 ice leading to a ledge with bolts (see picture)P2: The meat of the climb. Crux is right off the ledge. Climb the overhang (can be thin with frontpointing on small rock crystals in "out" conditions) and continue on a spectacular ice shute to belay from ice screws i...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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