NEClimbs - information for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont rock and ice climbers
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Rock Routes at Lost Ledge: grouped by Area, sorted by Name
Description: Another one of the White Moutains' "hidden" crags. That said, it's really not all that hard to find and it's well worth the effort. In the fall it provides a spectacular view down the Kanc and some nice moderate slab climbing. Hey, where can you find a well protected 5.2 slab climb?
Directions: Find the Kancamagus Highway off Rt. 16 and drive west. About 1/2 mile before the Covered Bridge look on your left for the sign for Ham Brook. Park at the obvious pullout and follow the trail into the woods. Immediately go up a steep bank on your left and follow a faint trail along the high ground left of the stream. (Does anyone know what the man-made canal/trench is at the start of the walk in?)

After about a 15-20 minute hike you will see an old fire-ring. Cross the stream here. Follow a trail uphill and slightly left, following the berm and a series of cairns, to the cliff. The first area you see is the Carpet Slab. Further left, past a small gully, is the Main Slab.
Click Here to see a Google Map.
Lattitude: = 44.00069, Longitude = -71.24000
Area Name Grade
Carpet Slab Carpet Slabber 5.3
Carpet Slab Four Holes 5.5
Carpet Slab Gawking at the Broad Squad 5.5
Carpet Slab Girls Prefer Batteries 5.5
Main Slab Found Arch 5.8
Main Slab Groov'in 5.4
Main Slab Hallie Haley 5.7
Main Slab Little Dab Will Do Ya 5.10
Main Slab Rattle Can 5.7
Main Slab Rhumb Line 5.8
Main Slab Twirpie Girl 5.9
Main Slab Vector 5.8
Main Slab Washboard 5.6
Main Slab Weak Nuts 5.6
NEClimbs on Facebook
NEClimbs on Facebook
RSS Reader Feed
RSS Feed for NEClimbs, the New England rock and ice climbing resource
Bagels Plus
Savage Mountain Gear
the American Alpine Club
Mount Washington Valley Climbers Cooperative
International Mountain Climbing School
The ACCESS Fund, Protect America's Climbing
Mooney Mountain Guides
International Mountain Equipment
Friends Of The Ledges
Sponsors & Donors
View Current List