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Lakeview - Multi-pitch Rock Climb

Lakeview (5.6) 1,020 feet, 8 pitches Trad, Alpine, Grade III
Cannon Cliff Franconia Notch, NH
Getting back to Cannon. . . . . I love the exposure of this cliff!
A day with a long wait behind 3 climbing teams, bug bites, sunburn, a near miss of tire-sized rock fall from careless climbers above us, classic exposure, and fun pitches made for an epic Lakeview climb! Enjoy some photos of our otherwise, mellow climb.
At the base of Lakeview route
Sean leads the 1st pitch with "T" on his belay
At the belay station of pitch 2
Making my way up pitch 2
At the belay station of pitch 3
At the belay station just below the "Lunch Ledge" We shared the space with 2 other climbing teams at belay station at the start of pitch 6. The team of 2 at the far left started up towards the Lunch Ledge while we waited from our turn and caused a rockfall. Just then another team of two (a guide and his student) made their way up to our belay station from the Consolation Prize route. The guide started yellin…