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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:00a on 03/19/18 - Temperature: 13.4 °F - Wind speed: 2.0 mph - Wind chill: 5.2 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.731 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 25 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
The White Mountain Report: Mar 15th, 2018
Let it snow, snow, snow... And it has. So in a little more than 10 days we've had 3 big storms come through, dropping a pant-load of white stuff. Tho the Valley itself seemed to dodge the proverbial bullet this time around, everywhere around us got pretty clobbered. I measured a paltry 5" here by the Ledge, while Madison apparently got close to 2' and even Stark Road in Center Conway got 18! Go figure.
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The Notches: A Rock Climber's Guide to the Western White Mountains of New Hampshire
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There is a ton of moderate stuff to do here (2-3+). Just look around & climb.

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The Puking Gecko, Grand Wall, *** S9 5.12d/e 712m - An intimidating and salacious climb. The final pitch is so exposed, tricky, and continuously strenuous that it is impossible to even contact the rock at any point. Better than making passionate love on top of a Japanese Bullet Train. Superbly magnificent and grimly brilliant.
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Brad White on what at the time we thought might be the last ice climb of the winter. [WRONG] 
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Elephant Head, Crawford Notch
Brad White on what at the time we thought might be the last ice climb of the winter. [WRONG]
Elephant Head, Crawford Notch
Selected Ice Conditions effective March 15, 2018
Last week there was almost nothing worth climbing except for the North End of Cathedral, some stuff on Mt Willard and a few scrappy obscure climbs here & there. It's a bit better this week, and maybe there is some shine to the late-season-ice tunnel. The big climbs have even been building somewhat. especially in the shade. The Frankenstein Amphitheater is still a wreck, but Standard and Dracula are looking fairly good. Tho the left side of Willard is not back, there are lots of options on the right-hand side.
Huntington Ravine AVALANCHE  
Repentance OUT  
Standard Route OK Click to see route picture.
Dracula OK Click to see route picture.
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