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Pick Of The Litter Cliff  

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Submitted By: jimmi jazz on Jun 2, 2012
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Pick Of The Litter is a steep slab sitting on top of a separate knoll just south of White's Ledge. A short approach and the river near by makes it a fun summer time crag. Although many climbs have bolts be sure to bring a normal rack. The crag ranges from 50-90'. Another short wall with a handful of routes sits 100 yards to the right of the main wall.

Getting There 

Drive north on 302 to Covered Bridge Lane,which is on the right just before the covered bridge gift shop. Follow Covered Bridge Lane, staying left at all intersections until you see a dirt road on the left, Ricks Road. Follow Rick's Road for 0.8 miles to pullout on the right at a old logging road. (Just after a pullout on the left hand side over looking the river).
Walk the logging road for about 100 yards and a cairn will be on the left. Follow the drainage and cairns uphill to the base of the cliff on the right. Other short walls will be seen to the right along the approach. The approach should take 15-20 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pick Of The Litter Cliff:
Pick Of The Litter   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 65'   
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Pumping Pockets 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  NH : Pick Of The Litter Cliff
Start just right of Pick Of the Litter. Follow the line of shallow pockets placing gear to a hidden pin. Continue up to the high bolt (crux). Finish up and left to the Pick of the Litter anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Matt Peer
Nov 14, 2012
Since I did the first ascent of "Pick OF the Litter", why is the cliff now written as the "Pick O' the Litter" That's not what I named the route. Jerry Handren changed that in his recent guidebook. Does that mean I can go and change the spelling of Jerry's route too?

Matt Peer
By john strand
From: southern colo
Nov 14, 2012
Matt- how are you ?? you should change the Jemery to gerry.... I hate when names get changed w/o consent
By chinos
Nov 14, 2012
hey matt, we entered the route as Pick Of the Litter, a fun climb by the way!
i will tell Jim to change the name of the cliff to "Pick Of the Litter". Sorry we were using the Handren description...
By jimmi jazz
From: new durham nh
Nov 14, 2012
Sorry Matt. Just went off the new guide book. I didn't mean to cause beef.
By Jeffrey.LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Jan 15, 2013
Does anyone have any information on the short craglet / boulder that you might pass on the way up to this cliff? It can easily be identified by the fist (or larger) crack that runs up the cleanest part of it. An overhang on the right side creates a cool cave. I'm surprised we saw no evidence of animals under there.

4405'25.63N 7113'38.60W
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