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Dropline Area

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Dropline Area  

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The area hosts, among others, three awesome climbs: Dropline, Welcome to the Machine (rarely in), and Dracula -- possibly the most famous climb at Frankenstein.

Getting There 

The Dropline Area lies within 15 minute walk along the tracks from the iron bridge. Look left and locate the unmistakable yellowish icicle on the left. That's Dropline.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dropline Area:
The Coffin   WI4+     Ice, 2 pitches, 150'   
Welcome to the Machine   WI4-5     Ice   
Dropline   WI5     Ice   
Dracula   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Dracula left. Lauren Wilson on her first WI4 lead....

Dracula WI4+  NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Dropline Area
The icefall derives its name from perhaps some resemblance to Dracula's winged cape. The climb is well visible from the road.Moderate and one of the most popular climbs at Frankenstein. Almost always in. The easier left side goes at WI4+. The right side is slightly harder (WI5?) and is more dependent on conditions.Get there early or get in line....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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