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Lower Slabs

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Beginner route T,TR 
Beginners Direct TR 
Clingon T,TR 
Dike, The T,TR 
Flake Route TR 
Hairball TR 
Mounds TR 
Open Book T,TR 
Pete's Tree T,TR 
Pete's Tree Right T,TR 
Slab Overhang TR 
Thin Face TR 
Yukon Delta TR 

Lower Slabs  


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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Apr 11, 2007
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Description 

Collection of moderate to easy slabs topropeable for beginners. This cliff sits right on a little swampy pond so beware that when the mosquitoes are hungry you are the first thing they come after!
Bring the family as this area has a great spot to hang out at the bottom and an easy clifftop access and toprope setups off trees.

Getting There 

From horse farm parking area (north parking/approach):
Walk down trail for 10 min, until you walk up on some 20ft+ tall boulders on your right, take trail to your right (before Round Pond) continue up trail (there is a sign saying right to upper cliffs and left/straight to lower slabs and boulder natural)


Slabs below upper cliffs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Slabs:
Pete's Tree   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
Flake Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     TR, 45'   
Pete's Tree Right   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   
Slab Overhang   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 50'   
The Dike   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 55'   
Open Book   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, TR, 65'   
Mounds   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR   
Hairball   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch   
Thin Face   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     TR   
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Featured Route For Lower Slabs
Getting over the bulge on Pete's Tree Right.

Pete's Tree Right 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  NH : Pawtuckaway : Lower Slabs
Not a bad climb and it doesnt see as much use as the "mega classic camper routes" so on a busy day you can still get a rope on it...Start by getting up on a big detached flake/boulder leaning on the wall then climb the bulge above where the angling dike crosses it... That bulge is the 5.7 crux and once you are over that its a cruise to the top... There is an easier variation going around the bulge to the left......[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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As seen coming from Round Pond.
As seen coming from Round Pond.

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By Chris Silk
From: Hooksett
Jul 20, 2007
Where's "Pete's Tree Right"? It a fun climb and easy too(5.7) Crimpy little flakes... My favorite!