The Eaglet was first climbed in 1929 by Lincoln O'Brien and Robert Underhill; they down climbed in to the saddle between the main cliff and the spire and then up to the summit.
These routes contain loose rock, long approaches, and self- reliance. Most climbs are 1-2 pitches and can be decsended with one rope due to many fixed anchors.
Getting There & Getting Back
The Peregrine Falcon is a very fast flier, averaging 40-55 km/h (25-34 mph) in traveling flight, and reaching speeds up to 112 km/h (69 mph) in direct pursuit of prey. From its spectacular hunting stoop eyeing prey from heights of over 1 km (0.62 mi), the peregrine may reach speeds of 320 km/h (200 mph) as it drops toward its kill.
One source I read stated these birds are no longer endangered. I would still respect there nesting period or risk being dive bombed while on lead. Speaking from experience, although we did climb off season. The falcons didn't like us climbing their apartment building.
Franconia Notch State Park
2. The West Face 5.8
3. Peregrine Arete 5.9+
4. Predator 5.10d
5. August Child 5.8 a4
6. The East Chimney 5.7
7. The Old Route 5.6
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