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Found Ledge is a great little obscure crag hosting some cool looking old school sport routes, slabs, and quality crack climbs. For the White Mountain obscurist, Found Ledge is a fun find.

These routes don't get climbed much, don't expect the most perfect granite, and remember, scrubbing cracks that look like they haven't been climbed in 20 years is fun.

Getting There 

From Conway, drive 4.9 miles west on the Kanc to a pulloff on the south side of the road. The pulloff is 1.2 miles east of the Albany Covered Bridge. Look for the big obvious downed tree and walk diagonally left into the woods on flat ground. Turn right uphill following the right bank of a stream bed that gradually widens into a cleft. Follow this drainage straight to the cliff. Look for massive boulders. should take about 30 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Found Ledge:
Brilliant   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   The Little Slab
A Little Slabba Do Ya   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   The Little Slab
Elvis Is In The House   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 75'   The Little Slab
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a skull we found on the way in!
a skull we found on the way in!

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By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Apr 12, 2010
I am excited to see what this place has to offer.

Do the boulders there look like they have anything good on them?
By apross
Apr 29, 2010
This is a great cliff and it would be a good public service duty to sort the approach out and give the crag some loving.
There is not a bad rte on it with all types of climbing except slabbing.
I remember the boulders being high (15/20ft?) with a few problems.
By john strand
From: southern colo
May 25, 2010
I think Jerry Handren has been going in here recently for his new book. Lot's of good lines.
By apross
May 25, 2010
yeah John, Jerry was just there and scrubbed the crag.
Get up there soon while its pristine!
By chinos
Sep 18, 2011
hey jay can u set the page up so the different sections of cliff have their own link? the way i set up the other page. it makes things so much easier to view and not everyone sorts the routes when the post em
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Sep 18, 2011
Chinos-Sure. It's a somewhat lengthy process, so it might take some time before I can get to it.
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Oct 29, 2011
i just made the switch, enjoy...
By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Oct 31, 2011
We found it faster to bushwack from the parking to the cliff it only took like 25 to 35 minutes, and it was a flat walk if you followed it along the hillside.We also had a GPS
By Robert Hall
Sep 23, 2013
APPROACH- As per given in "GETTING THERE", but then,rather than "follow the drainage" to the cliff, the following route has a good trail: After about 10 min. hiking up the right side of the drainage (reasonably clear in 2013), cross to the left side (going uphill) of the stream at a large cairn and climb the open, left slope on a climber's trail. After 10 min. or so, this curves to the right arriving at a relatively flat area. Trail splits: go left for Little Slab and straight ahead for Dunn Boulder, reaching the LEFT (West) side, NOT the Right side as shown on pg 45 of Handren's guidebook. This approach was cleared and flagged as of the summer of 2013.