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|Description: These climbs are located just north of the historic Sandwich Notch road that runs from the town of Sandwich, west through the notch to Waterville Valley. The land where the climbing is located is owned by the Lakes Region Conservation Land Trust.|
Directions: From Center Sandwich take the Diamond Ledge Road, which becomes Sandwich Notch Road. Drive 3.6 miles from Center Sandwich. There are 3 areas.|
Brilliant Corners Area.
Look for a Forest Service fee tube and self service pay station. Park where available. Follow a faint trail on the right side of the road to the Bearcamp River and the cliff. Walking time, 2 1/2 minutes.
Highlander Wall Area
Continue up Sandwich Notch Road 2/10 mile past the Brilliant Corners Area until 2 one-lane bridges are found with a large boulder near the road on the right. Park near the boulder or on the left shoulder near the bridge. Walk 100' back down the road and cross the small stream. The wall is 40 to 70 feet high and can usually be seen from the road. A number of small crags exist in this area, offering good toproping or short leads. The wall located behind the large boulder has been a popular toprope site for the Boy Scouts for years.
Located half way between Highlander Wall and the Brilliant Corners area There are three good routes on this 20’ high South-facing wall.
|Topo: A graphic topo is available for this area. CLICK HERE|
|Brilliant Corners||Brilliant Corners||5.10c|
|Brilliant Corners||Constant Sorrow||5.8+|
|Brilliant Corners||Count Down||5.8|
|Brilliant Corners||Everything Happens to Me||5.6|
|Brilliant Corners||Fly Away||5.9|
|Brilliant Corners||Four Part Harmony||5.8+|
|Brilliant Corners||Off Minor||5.7|
|Brilliant Corners||Old Time Religion||5.8|
|Brilliant Corners||Rootie Tootie||5.9|
|Brilliant Corners||Straight, No Chaser||5.8+ R|
|Brilliant Corners||Swing Time||5.9+|
|Half-Way Wall||Big Rock Candy Crack||5.9|
|Half-Way Wall||Limonade Crack||5.7|
|Half-Way Wall||Sunshine Crack||5.5|
|Highlander Wall||Boy Scout Corner||5.6|
|Highlander Wall||Crying Game||5.12b|
|Highlander Wall||Old Boys||5.10c|
|Highlander Wall||Old Boys Club||5.11b|
|Highlander Wall||Quartz Crescendo||5.9+|
|Highlander Wall||Split Image||5.11d|
|Highlander Wall||The Contender||5.10|
|Highlander Wall||The Quickening||5.11d|
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