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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:50p on 11/14/15 - Temperature: 35.0 F - Wind speed: 15.0 mph - Wind chill: 27.4 F - Barometric pressure: 29.433 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 61 %
IceCON 0. Minimal ice available for the hard core and mixed aficionados!
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The White Mountain Report: Nov 19th, 2015
I know everyone is hot to trot for the 2016 ice season to get started, and Im certainly one of them. Ive got new picks for my ice tools, sharpened up my screws and crampons, checked over my winter clothing and generally have got everything ready for the upcoming ice season. While the waiting is a bit frustrating, its really pretty much the same ever year.
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The new X4 Camelots are BD's latest addition to their 4-camming device collection. They claim that they are great for everything from big-wall to your basic day-to-day trad climb. So do they hold up to expectations, can they be a replacement for the classic C4's, and how do they compare to the ever popular C3's?
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The first bolt was placed free on the lead and the others on top rope. The bolts were placed by hand, hence the tongue-in-cheek reference to the girls desiring a battery-powered drill.

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Longstack Precipice, near Wolfeboro NH
Joe Perez on 'A Toltec Dream' (5.7)
Longstack Precipice, near Wolfeboro NH
Selected Ice Conditions effective November 24, 2015
Things are definitely coming along... I walked out the back door this afternoon, after a whole day below 30 degrees, and there is ice coming down on Diagonal and even Repentance! Give it a couple of weeks and things will be happening.
Huntington Ravine OUT - but Pinnacle has been climbed  
Repentance OUT  
Standard Route OUT Click to see route picture.
Dracula OUT  
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Latest Article: Making A V-Thread
V-thread ice anchors are an easy, secure and inexpensive rappel anchor for ice climbing. In this article I will describe how to make the anchor, how to use it, what kind of gear is needed, and how to make your own tool. Everything about v-threading is easy and they have become popular at ice crags all over the world.
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