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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 12:30a on 12/19/18 - Temperature: 18.7 °F - Wind speed: 1.0 mph - Wind chill: 14.3 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.862 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 47 %
IceCON 3. Ice generally available in the usual places, many climbs fat.
3 out of a possible 5
Ice Update - December 13, 2018
Amazingly there is a LOT of ice to be climbed in the lower elevations. While all of the routes at Frankenstein aren't IN yet, lots are. And certainly enough that you have many options. Honestly, the Amphitheater is the one place lacking at this time, but that's really not all that surprising. And you can do the Pegasus Rock Finish if nothing else. As the little convection oven that it is, it always takes longer at the start and goes quicker at the end of the season.

One thing to be very aware of is that the ice quality is quite variable right now. on one side of your line the ice may be plastic, while the other is hard as a rock. Even in the same light or shade! You really have to be on your game at all times. And make sure that your picks and screws are really sharp, or you won't be happy when you find that hard ice.
Mt Washington Valley
North End Cathedral good except the slab Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Repentance maybe Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Remission maybe Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Goofer's Delight/Super Goofer's getting there fast, maybe Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Barber Wall OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
The Myth OUT Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Black Pudding Gully looking good Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Champney Falls OK Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Frankenstein
Texaco area there IS ice in there Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Arethusa Falls UNKNOWN but probably Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Smear OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Pegasus OUT except rock finish Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Hobbit Couloir OUT Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Chia pretty spicy Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
The Cave Route not bad, beware Widow's Walk Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Widow's Walk OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Bob's Delight OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Trestle mixed routes some OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Trestle Slabs OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Lost In The Forest OK Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
A Walk In The Forest possible Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Waterfall OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Standard Left OUT Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Standard Route pretty good Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
The Penguin IN, Puffin too Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Dropline looks doable to me Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Welcome to the Machine OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Dracula pretty good, hard Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Hanging Gardens area building well Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Crawford Notch / Mt. Willard
Elephant Head Gully OUT Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Flume Cascade OUT snow Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Silver Cascade OUT snow Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Hitchcock Gully OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
East Face Slabs OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Cinema Gully looks OK, thin Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Great Madness OK - climber in picture Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Numbered gullys OK Dec 13, 2018 Click to see image.
Willey's Slide looks pretty good Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Mt Washington / Pinkham Notch
Tuckerman's Ravine SNOW Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Huntington Ravine SNOW Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Franconia Notch and vicinity
The Black Dike good, full screws, no rock traverse Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Fafnir UNKNOWN Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Omega UNKNOWN Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
The Flume UNKNOWN Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Kinsman Notch options Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Other
Trollville getting done! Dec 13, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
Lake Willoughby lots of climbs IN that rarely form. Dec 14, 2018 Sorry, no picture of this climb.
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