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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 1:24p on 03/05/15 - Temperature: 18.8 F - Wind speed: 2.0 mph - Wind chill: 18.8 F - Barometric pressure: 29.506 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 36 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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Climbing Area Index / Crag Y / The Mantle Block (5.5 R)
Directions:  Walk past RED FLASH a ways, until it is easy to walk uphill to the cliff. Find a large rectangular block lying squarely beside the main wall of the cliff. Start by climbing the fist crack on the block's right side, where it rests against the cliff.
Description: 
    Pitch 1: Jam up the block; mantle a few feet above the block and traverse left (short runout--nasty fall possible). Then head straight up to the top. 50', 5.5

Gear: Standard Rack
Descent: rap the route
History:  August 24,1987 - Kurt Winkler and Kevin Hall

 

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