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The best pure friction climbing in the Northeast. Often run out and bold but always fun and exciting. Routes like Sliding Board and Standard Route see the crowds, but I've never climbed a bad route in this area....
From the hotel parking lot trail entrance, walk less than a minute to the HUGE slab in front of you.... Just to your right is the Beginner Route (5.5). Slightly up and left is the launch pad. Further left you will find the other slab climbs like Sea of Holds (5.7) and many more....
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 7. The Slabs:
Beginners Easy Variation 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'
Beginners Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R Trad, 10 pitches, 1000'
Standard Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R Trad, 9 pitches, 1100'
Beginners Direct 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R Trad, 2 pitches
Wedge 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 6 pitches, 800'
The Cormier-Magness Route 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 8 pitches, 1150'
Slabs Direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Sliding Board 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad, 9 pitches, 1000'
Sea of Holes 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 4 pitches
Wave Length 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches
Girdle Traverse of Whitehorse Ledge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A0 PG13 Trad, Aid, 18 pitches, 2170'
The Booklet 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Waiting for Comeau 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
The Ninth Wave 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, 5 pitches
Interloper 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad, 7 pitches, 1000'
Featured Route For 7. The Slabs
Interloper 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R NH : Whitehorse Ledge : 7. The Slabs
A thrill-ride of a route.... It just keeps you on your toes the whole way (no pun intended) with equal parts technical difficult moves and spooky run outs that demand your attention... A whitehorse must do if you like hard slabs but dont get in over your head...Pitch 1: Same as Sliding board, climb moderate but unprotected slabs to the same anchor as Sliding Board... Located at the base of a steep swell about 150ft up and left of the launch pad...Pitch 2: 5.10a Move slightly right and up to a lo...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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