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Unfortunately I've got no time to write a full-on Report this week. Between school vacation week, family mini-vacation and 2 solid days of recording sessions life has been too busy to climb, much less write. That's why I'm blasting this out now, before it gets even MORE crazy as the weekend approaches. This is the first time this season that I haven't been able to get out climbing in the early part of the week. ARRRGGGHHH! Well at least I'm having fun - yee ha! With any sort of luck at all I should be back with a Report next week. Stay tunes… My ice predictions & observations are below.
Ice Conditions Report:
Selected Ice Conditions effective February 27, 2014
Wile there is still plenty of ice almost everywhere, due to the longer days and stronger sun things are definitely starting to change. I have seen some desiccation in the ice in places where it was nice and plastic a week ago. In spite of the continued cold temps, the ice up at Lake Willoughby is becoming aerated and pinky in places. Thus I am reducing the IceCON rating to a 4. Once things warm up a bit and the ice starts to refresh, I anticipate the rating getting back up to a 5 for a few weeks.
Mobile Version Of NEClimbs:
Up on one of the Mount Washington Valley's finest crags and want to know what that climb you're looking at is? Or maybe you're on your way up from Boston and want to check out the Ice Report for your upcoming weekend plans. Or more likely, you're at work just want to daydream about your next adventure. Well if you have a smart phone handy, you can get to NEClimbs from anywhere you have cell service. While it doesn't offer every single feature of the site and it's not an "app", in mobile form, it does do a whole lot and is very useful. Here is the live link to the mobile version of NEClimbs:
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