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Address: North Conway, NH
Activities: Rock climbing
Description: An 800-foot cliff for climbing that is located in the White Mountains.

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Get Your Slab On

We didn't have a lot of time to climb here, and had to back off the one route we started - but it was fun while it lasted. As with most old-school slab crags, the runouts will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
jayclimbs
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Thurman, New York
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Thurman, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We didn't have a lot of time to climb here, and had to back off the one route we started - but it was fun while it lasted. As with most old-school slab crags, the runouts will keep you focused. Definitely R rated on Standard Direct: make sure your belayer can dodge you if you fall at the crux!

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Really good hike that is only a couple of miles. You get the workout without having to take all day hiking for a view. This peak is next to Cathedral Ledge (where people can drive to the top). The views are the same, but without all the people.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hiked the trail from the White Mountain Hotel and resort. Took 3 hrs. Very rocky, difficult climbs at times due to hard to read trail markings. Got caught in the rain half way up so once up top there was no view except of trees and fog.

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Bartlett, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great view of the Mount Washington Valley, & relatively easy to get to, is you don't climb the face of the cliff. Just follow West Side Road to "Cathedral Ledge" to go to the top, or park in the White Mountain Hotel to look up at the rock climbers.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Short hike , the view is excellent, from the top. You can do a nice loop with the cathedral ledge ( 3.6 miles). It also can be excellent slab or ice climbing place .

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

If you like slab climbing, you really need to try White Horse. There are both easy and tough routes. Be prepared for a great full day of multipitch! Run outs that can play with your head, too! Do your research. You can go off route, and you should use more than one (70 meter) rope. My friends (the team after... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We had a little trouble hiking up there because the trails were covered in leaves. It wouldn't have been a problem but some areas were steep and rocky. We had to be extra cautious where we stepped because the rocks becomes slippery due to the leaves. Even though this took some extra time and effort, we were well rewarded with... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I'd like to try this trail again in the summer. In November, the trail was covered with leaves that hid the bare roots and granite boulders. We turned back half way up for fear of getting a sprained ankle.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The view is tremendous for such little effort. Choose a clear day , drive or hike up and you won't be disappointed.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We followed the yellow trail markers from the White Mountain Hotel. The hike to the summit and viewing area took us about 2 hours. We did the complete loop up and over which was tougher going down -

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Address: North Conway, NH
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  North Conway

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