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

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A Good Hike with Good Views

Good hike from Cathedral Ledge (the point you can drive to). Great views and some good steep parts of the trail (not too many, so I would not call it "difficult" but maybe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Good hike from Cathedral Ledge (the point you can drive to). Great views and some good steep parts of the trail (not too many, so I would not call it "difficult" but maybe "moderate.").

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very difficult to get to from Echo State Park. The views from Echo Lake and Cathedral Ledge made our failed excursion to White Horse Ledge worth it. Definitely a must see!!

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Reminds me of Yosemite valley, although smaller: sheer granite cliffs with a verdant river valley below. There is a pleasant half mile walk from parking to the edge. Best views will be in the late afternoon with sun behind you.

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Thurman, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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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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