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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 11:24p on 03/01/15 - Temperature: 21.9 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 21.9 F - Barometric pressure: 29.511 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Rapidly - Humidity: 86 %
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 / Crag Y / Modern Maturity (5.9+)
Directions:  The route begins to the right of LEGIONS OF POWER. It ascends an inside corner to an overhang, then moves left to briefly join the LEGIONS OF POWER crack system, before moving back right again above the overhang.
Description: George Hurley was the senior partner on this route.
    Pitch 1: Climb to the large ledge about fifteen feet up, then climb the crack in the V corner on the right. Angle left under the large roof (bolt). Traverse left to the prominent notch which breaks through the overhang. Immediately over the overhang, move right and improvise a belay. 60', 5.9+

    Pitch 2: Follow the crack which is a few feet right of the V-groove, and which angles slightly right, then left. The crux of this pitch is about fifteen feet below the top of the cliff. 60', 5.8

Gear: Standard Rack
Descent: rap the route
History:  June 18,1987 - George Hurley & Chris Gill

 

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