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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 7:35a on 12/20/14 - Temperature: 4.5 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 4.5 F - Barometric pressure: 29.724 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 93 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Crag Y / Risky Business (5.9)
Directions:  Find the deepest V-dihedral in the Recess.
Description: So is this name based on the 1983 movie, or an allusion to the difficulty of the climb?
    Pitch 1: Stem and jam the dihedral to the large belay ledge (an area of large blocks) at its top. 40', 5.6

    Pitch 2: Climb the overhanging left wall above the area of large blocks, aiming for a nice-looking short dihedral at the top of the cliff. This final dihedral is the next one to the right of the finish of RIGHTEOUS SLAB. 70', 5.9

Gear: Standard Rack
Descent: rap the route
History:  July 25,1987 - George Hurley and Randy Gagne

 

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