Bondcliff Climber's Log

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technicolorNH

technicolorNH - Aug 13, 2016 10:34 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2016

Fourth of four for the day  Sucess!

This is where I sat and had dinner before retracing my steps. One of the very best ridgelines in NH. Not a place where you want to be in a thunderstorm though.

rickford

rickford - Oct 6, 2015 8:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015

Partial Pemi  Sucess!

Amazing place...

sredfern

sredfern - Nov 9, 2014 8:17 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2014

My favorite in the Pemis!  Sucess!

I bagged this peak as part of a 1.5 day Pemi Loop trip where I bagged 10 4K summits in all (plus a few that didn't count). The weather was incredible, but the ridge line was bone dry and had I been smart I would have refilled my water at Liberty Spring because I was desperate by the time I was coming off Garfield. My favorites of them all were West Bond and Bondcliff where solitude abounded and the stark beauty of the ledges around the summits made for great places to quietly sit and appreciate what God has made for us to experience if we just step out of our comfort zone a bit.

tioga

tioga - Jun 14, 2014 9:21 am Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2014

Tremendous  Sucess!

A great peak to hit. Amazing views into the Pemigewasset Wilderness. This was peak #10 over our 5-day backpacking trip from Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - May 16, 2013 12:38 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2013

Route Climbed: Pemi Loop  Sucess!

Did as part of a 2 day pemi loop. The views were incredible on an otherwise cloudy day.

geoturtle

geoturtle - Aug 14, 2012 4:28 pm Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2011

Spring Backpacking  Sucess!

did a 2.5 day Backpacking loop about 23 miles, all in about 6 feet of snowpack! Intense spruce traps... if you know what I am talking about..

chilkoot

chilkoot - Aug 10, 2012 1:19 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

Black fly city!  Sucess!

But great views. Second time up here and possibly my favorite White Mountain Peak.

ape - Jun 21, 2012 4:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2011

Pemi loop backpack  Sucess!

So far my favorite summit of the Whites.

Did a Pemi Loop over 2.5 days with a couple of friends. Going counter clockwise, camped at Guyot and Garfield tent sites. Saw an awesome lightning over a town to the north storm from Garfield; got hailed on in a lightning storm on the way out on the last day. Had a bottle of Bowmore with us.

Jofa

Jofa - Apr 3, 2012 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2011

awesome cliffs  Sucess!

best part of entire range, very secluded

LDuszer

LDuszer - Oct 7, 2010 11:22 am

pemi traverse  Sucess!

Climbed with my dad, brother, and sisters. We started at Lincoln Woods and traversed the ridge line to Zealand Falls. The views were amazing. We were all really tired after the first day.

TLP

TLP - Sep 4, 2009 11:50 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2009

Finished the NH 48 here!  Sucess!

Wow, what can I say? I saved this one for last, and it was well worth it. I had the summit to myself, until a guy came down from Mt. Bond. He congratulated me on finishing the NH 48, and it turns out he was originally from NJ. This was a very happy day for me.

kaseri

kaseri - Jun 15, 2009 8:37 am

Traversed the ridge

Traversed the ridge via Zealand and out Lincoln Woods.

woodsxc

woodsxc - Feb 15, 2009 10:26 pm Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2009

First crampon trip!  Sucess!

Hiked in from Lincoln woods. Camped at the Bondcliff trail junction and then snowshoed/hiked up. Put on crampons near the top and practiced proper techniques. This was one of my favorite trips this year.

Grampahawk

Grampahawk - Oct 22, 2008 4:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2004

My favorite  Sucess!

I've done this one several times. Once you get past the first 7 miles of the Wilderness Trail, which is flat and very easy, you get some of the best hiking and views in the Whites. This is usually done along with Mt Bond, and West Bond. There is a nice place to camp before you get to the steep section below Bondcliff. It requires crossing the stream, and I couldn't possibly describe how to find it. If you ask the rangers they can usually help describe it.

Flanders

Flanders - Oct 3, 2008 11:03 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2008

Worth the trudge  Sucess!

It's a long way to the summit but worth the trek.

RockOn

RockOn - Oct 2, 2008 1:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2008

Great Climb!  Sucess!

This was part of a great trip across the Pemi as part of the AMC's MLS. The trails and views were outstanding. I highly recommend the route.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Sep 29, 2008 1:11 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2008

Long Day  Sucess!

Hiked up from Liberty Springs. Up the railroad grade to Bondcliff Trail and then up the rocky steps to Bond Cliff. Short break there and then over to Mt. Bond.

Tahawus

Tahawus - Aug 12, 2008 5:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2007

Bondcliff  Sucess!

Climbed with Zeland via the Twinway Trail from Galehead. A truely fantastic mountain in every respect. Climbed on a perfect day after getting rained on the day before. Great views in every direction along the entire ridge. Plenty of blueberries too. I can't think of another mountain in New Hampshire that it this spectacular while maintaining a true wilderness feeling.

Sam Page

Sam Page - Aug 8, 2008 11:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2008

Aborted one-day Pemi-Loop  Sucess!

Managed 29 miles and 6100 vertical feet on a day with wet and muddy trails, intermittent rain, and three shoe-soaking, nerve-rattling stream crossings on the Franconia Brook Trail. Took 15+ hours.

Lips74

Lips74 - Jun 13, 2008 11:30 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2008

Lincoln Woods to Bondcliff Trail  Sucess!

This was the start of a long west side Pemi loop. Nice weather on top.

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