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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:59a on 01/19/18 - Temperature: 24.2 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 24.2 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.855 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 71 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
The White Mountain Report: Jan 13th, 2018
Thursday was the first day in over a month when I let my wood stove go out during the day. Considering that I get ~60% of my heat from wood and the stove runs 24/7, that's a major milestone for any winter. Temps today have been in the upper 30's all day and they are projected to be in the 40's or even low 50's tomorrow. With the rain that's projected, I may have to put on an Hawaiian shirt and jams for the day!
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Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest 2018
Ice Fest 2018
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The Notches: A Rock Climber's Guide to the Western White Mountains of New Hampshire
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Selected Ice Conditions effective January 18, 2018
The rain brought down many climbs, for a minute. Then the flash-freeze brought many (but not quite all) of them back, plus some other interesting things as well. yes, for all practical purposes we did get a reset, but we're back to a good season again. It's a great time to get out there for some ice climbing folks...
Huntington Ravine many options  
Repentance coming  
Standard Route IN, some water in middle Click to see route picture.
Dracula great Click to see route picture.
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