Sunday, July 5, 2015

Cormier-Magness - Multi Pitch Rock Climb


Cormier-Magness (5.6)
Trad, 8 Pitches, 1150 feet
Whitehorse Ledge
North Conway, NH

My last multi-pitch rock climb before I leave for Colorado! Sean, Tom and I were going to climb Whitney Gilman today but decided that Cormier-Magness may have less of a line. At the base we were behind a group of 3 that included a first time leader and a first time multi-pitch climber. When their 3rd started the second pitch, Sean lead up to the pine tree. 




At the base, you can practice chipping.

P2, "The Wheat Thin Arete", is a blast!
multi pitch rock climb, Whitehorse Ledge

P2, check!

Pitch 3, "The Cajun Washboard"
multi pitch rock climb, Whitehorse Ledge

Pitch 4 "The Open Book"
Sean setting up anchor

Coming up P4
multi pitch rock climb, Whitehorse Ledge

Tom making his way on the final crack of P4

The giant, steep flake of "The Northwest Passage" (P5) is my absolute favorite!!
Here's Tom making his way up - it looks harder than it really is.

Tom on P6 - "The Low Beer Light"
multi pitch rock climb, Whitehorse Ledge

Sean

Along the route I snacked on sweet Blueberries!

Tom and I making our way up P7 - "The Platinum Slab"

At the top!!


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