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Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs

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Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs Rock Climbing 

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Historic photo Doug Madara on the first winter asc...


Each winter, there are many classic ice climbs of varying difficulty on Cathedral Ledge.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs:
Thresher   WI3     Ice   
The Unicorn   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch   
Goofers Delight   WI3     Ice, 200'   
North End Pillars   WI3-4     Ice   
Remission NEI 5+   WI5+ M5     Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, 350'   
Repentance   WI5 M4-5     Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches, 350'   
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Featured Route For Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin Mahoney, after a duck hunt, finishing the se...

Remission NEI 5+ WI5+ M5  NH : * NH Ice and Mixed Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs
Almost as little route finding as its neighbor Repentance. Great moderate drytooling gains thin ice to a good belay ledge. Directly off the ledge, a short but excellent section of rock-gear-protected ice climbing gains the flow coming from the intimidating column, and another belay off to the right. The final pitch climbs the column into a seemingly endless system of chimneys to the woods. You can rappel after the first chimney ends, or go for the glory hike down. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Jun 9, 2011
Check out the video of Steve House soloing both Repentance and Remission in the same day. It's impressive, for sure.

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