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The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / North Bald Cap / The Road North (5.8)
The Road North
Photo by Dave Gougen
Directions:  Start 50 ft. right of Ingy's
Description: 5-6 pitches pitch 1 and 2 can be combined. Perfect rock with a spectacular last pitch. Dustin Cormier did the crux pitch, hand bolted, on lead. A spectacular job.
    Pitch 1: Climb the slab to the trees. 5.2

    Pitch 2: Move left 60 ft. 5.2

    Pitch 3: Climb straight up a white face to an over lap and belay at 2 bolts. 5.6

    Pitch 4: Straight up through the overlap (bolt) then right at 2 o clock to a 2 bolt belay. 60 m 5.7

    Pitch 5: Continue up to the grey blocky headwall above and belay in the woods. 60 meters Descent. Walk climbers left 25 feet to the rappel anchors on October Sundae. 5 double rope raps brings you down to the base.

    Pitch 6: Climb perfetly clean slab up and left past 1 bolt struggle over tree then to a 2 bolt belay 60 m 1 cm 5.7

    Pitch 7: Climb straight up perfect slab to trees 40m 5.8

Gear: standard rack & 2 ropes
Descent: rappel the route with 2 ropes
History:  2012 - Paul Cormier and Dustin Cormier

 

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