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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 10:54p on 03/28/15 - Temperature: 25.8 F - Wind speed: 3.0 mph - Wind chill: 24.2 F - Barometric pressure: 29.440 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 39 %
IceCON 3. Ice generally available in the usual places, many climbs fat.
3 out of a possible 5
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There will be a major race at Cannon this weekend with all the parking areas used by climbers being used by the ski area with shuttles running! This race is big enough that the lodge and most of the mountain will be closed to the public those 3 days.Here are links for more info:

http://cannonmt.com/CannonMtnDewParking.pdf

http://cannonmt.com/mtndewfinals.html
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The White Mountain Report: Mar 26th, 2015
I woke up this morning at 6 AM to bright sunlight and an almost balmy 34 degrees and by 8:30 it was almost 40! Thats an amazing change from what weve been experiencing for the past several months, and based on the weather predictions not at all what I expected. When I went to bed at 11 last night there was a huge green blob headed our way and I expected it to be raining this AM. Fortunately that was not the case, tho obviously things are starting to change, even as I write. So far weve managed to dodge the bullet, with regards to Spring thaws, but Im not so sure that will be the case from here on out. PS - at 12:15 its 48 degrees folks!!!!
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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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When it comes in this is a great climb that makes a superb alternative to Dracula. Broken up into 2 pitches, it provides a full-length route that goes to the top of the cliff.

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Apart from the loomingly obvious Cascade Icefall, nothing was done until the full potential of modern ice climbing equipment was realized.
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George Hurley showing us all how Grade 5 ice is done!
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Widow's Walk, Frankenstein Cliff
George Hurley showing us all how Grade 5 ice is done!
Widow's Walk, Frankenstein Cliff
Selected Ice Conditions effective March 28, 2015
FLASH - I rode by Frankenstein this morning on my way up to ride my FT bike into Zealand. The ice still looks surprisingly good. Hopefully it will make it through the week, in spite of the warming trend. Stay tuned...
Huntington Ravine many options...  
Repentance nope  
Standard Route good Click to see route picture.
Dracula good Click to see route picture.
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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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