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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:59p on 03/18/19 - Temperature: 22.9 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 22.9 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.177 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 44 %
IceCON 3. Ice generally available in the usual places, many climbs fat.
3 out of a possible 5
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January 4, 2018

Hi Folks,

I know, I know I know... Sometimes 'm sure I sound like one of those weather crazies who acts like the world is going to fall apart just because we're having a little snowstorm. After all, we live in New England for heavens sake. Cold and snow are just part of our lives, right? But I just gotta say that this time I feel as if those folks are probably right-on.



Ice Conditions Report:
Selected Ice Conditions effective March 14, 2019
I am absolutely nuts with stuff going on, so this is short... Check out the GIF of Diagonal coming down. it's 42 degrees and rising here in the Valley at 1pm and it was 35 in the Notch when I took pictures. Predictions are for upper 40's!!!! Anything in the sun is VERY problematic right now. Maybe with the exception of Penguin, Standard and Dracula, but be aware of the top curtains on Standard! There is shaded stuff on Willard, like Hitchcock & the Cleft which will likely be fine. But be sure to protect well.
Huntington Ravine options, but beware snow  
Repentance NO Click to see route picture.
Standard Route IN be aware folks! Click to see route picture.
Dracula IN - bring your snorkle Click to see route picture.
For the full current conditions report, CLICK HERE

http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/EchoRoof.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/myth.jpg

And some of the other climbs here & there.

http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/CathedralLedge.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/CauliflowerGully.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/CrawfordTrestleCut.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Diagonal_Mordor.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Diamonds_Rust.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Frankenstein.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/LHMonkeyWrench.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/MtWillard.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Repentance_Remission.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/ShoestringGully.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/SnotRocket.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Unicorn.jpg
http://www.neclimbs.com/wmr_pix/20180104/Willard_UpperTier.jpg

Check for more pix on NEClimbs.com or FaceBook.

VALLEY CYCLING:
Unfortunately the trails on the east side aren't packed out like they were last year. I guess nobody is really all that into it yet. However the Peaked trail was well packed by hikers and snowshoers on Wednesday and worth the effort. That said, before this snow, the Marshall trails were amazing. My buddy Phil and I rode there on Wednesday and they were as good as I could possibly imagine. Lucille's is great, Red's snowmobile trail has been groomed by the snowmobile club and is excellent, there are some interesting groomed loops off Red's and the Shumway downhill was fabulous. I would compare them to Kingdom Trails! Hopefully these will get groomed again after the storm.


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Al Hospers
The White Mountain Report
North Conway, New Hampshire


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