Beautiful alpine adventure climbing offering an ambient view of the scenery along the western side of the Kancamagus highway. The cliff is south facing offering plenty of sun but which also makes for very soft ice during the warmer temperatures.
Same as listed for the summer routes here: www.mountainproject.com/v/mount-huntington/106276583.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Huntington:
Left Most Flows WI4+ Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Shear Elegance WI4+ M1-2 Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 220 feet, Grade II
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Shear Elegance WI4+ M1-2 NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mt. Huntington
After driving west over the Kanc from North Conway early this season, I was struck by a formation on Mount Huntington which by sight alone I knew was over 200 feet. Having climbed on the slabs in the summer, I was very excited about the route and had it on my mind for a few months. Late January, Mike C. Robinson and myself were going to make an early morning push for the Black Dike on Cannon cliff. However, we were about 5 minutes late (arriving at the parking lot just before 7:00am), and ano...[more] Browse More Classics in NH