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Sandwich Notch  


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Description 

High quality climbing in a quiet, peaceful setting by a brook. The routes here are generally harder in rating(i.e. not too much below 5.8). There are a number of both sport and traditional climbing, as well as some good top rope sites (used by the boy scouts at one time).

Getting There 

From Center Sandwich, take Sandwich Notch Rd. for a little over 3.5 miles (the road turns into a one lane dirt road). Although the climbs are located on a broken cliff band to the right, there are two main areas: Brilliant Corners Area & Highlander Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['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 Sandwich Notch:
Count Down   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Brilliant Corners
Left Diagnaling Hand Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, 60'   Pulpit Rock Area
Brilliant Corners   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Brilliant Corners
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Featured Route For Sandwich Notch
Leading Left Diagonal Hand Crack.

Left Diagnaling Hand Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  NH : Sandwich Notch : Pulpit Rock Area
The line that stands out the most at this area. Good protection after the first 15', which is tricky climbing (thus the pg13 rating). Carefully climb up to the start of the crack, then jam and layback to its end. Crux is near the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Joe Terravecchia
Jul 23, 2010
Here's a link for good topos of the Highlander Wall and Brilliant Corners areas.

neclimbs.com/index.php?PageNam...
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Jul 26, 2011
Does anybody have any other info on this area? Any info is good, Im curious about the boulders in the area as well as trad and sport info.

Also there seems to be a lot more boulders outside of this general area, does anyone have information about the bould scattered along sandwich notch road?
By john strand
From: southern colo
Jul 26, 2011
Brad White would have info