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Cheese and Crackers, NEI 5

Cheese and Crackers, NEI 5

Cheese and Crackers, NEI 5

Page Type: Route

Location: New York, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 44.13950°N / 73.7484°W

Object Title: Cheese and Crackers, NEI 5

Route Type: Toprope

Season: Winter

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: NEI 5

Number of Pitches: 1

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Created/Edited: Feb 10, 2008 / Feb 10, 2008

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Cheese and Crackers - FA Tom Yandon and Glen Villeneuve 1986

This area is home to climbs Gone Crackers (NEI 4 100'), Ritz and Cheddar (NEI 4 M6 100'), Cheese and Crackers (NEI 5 100') and its variation Just Crackers (NEI 5)

This is the most prominent set of drips near the King Wall area. Hidden back from the road one only gets a glimpse when approaching Chapel Pond to the left.

Getting There

Heading on Route 73 towards Keene north of Malfunction Junction park near a bend on the road when King Wall becomes visible (large black cliff set back from the road) you can also park as for the Jewels and Gems wall a common rock climbing area in the summer.

Once parked descend until a streambed is reached and follow it up to the base of the climb. Expect at least 300 feet gain on approach. We encountered knee to waist deep snow and the hike does get steep near the end.

King Wall in Winter

Route Description

The routes can be top roped with a steep scramble up the back of the cliff.

Top Rope Route

Essential Gear

2 pair of gloves, warm jacket for belay, long slings and the usual top rope gear.


Cheese and CrackersBase of Cheese and CrackersBeautiful Winter Day Near King WallKing Wall in WinterDeep snow on approachTop Rope Route