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The Lip Ascent

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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 435' 132 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,972' 1,515 m
Low: 4,537' 1,383 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 38% (21°)
Max Slope: 42% (23°)
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Ascend the 40 to 50 degree headwall via The Lip to access the ravine ridge

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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Carefully ascend The Lip line from the ravine floor to access the ridge. This is a steep boot pack to the top. Be cautious of skiers and other hikers on this route.

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The Icefall
Mar 13, 2015 near Pinkham…, NH
The Sluice
Mar 16, 2015 near Pinkham…, NH
The Lip
Mar 13, 2015 near Pinkham…, NH

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