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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:24p on 02/27/15 - Temperature: 19.1 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 19.1 F - Barometric pressure: 29.760 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 24 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / North Bald Cap / The Apron (5.5)
Directions:  Walk in to the obvious low angled apron of rock in the middle of the cliff. Hike around the left side until you see an (obvious?) Arete.
Description: You can hike up through the woods directly above to access the Arete.
    Pitch 1: Follow the arete proper with natural gear and one bolt to a blue sling and rap ring on a pine tree. 5.5, 120'

    Pitch 2: Climb straight up to a natural belay at 180'. 5.4.

    Pitch 3: Climb up slab to tree ledge. 5.2, 50'

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route with 2 ropes
History:  November 13,2010 - Bill Keiler, Jack Dorsey

 

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