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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:24p on 01/29/15 - Temperature: 30.3 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 30.3 F - Barometric pressure: 29.571 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Rapidly - Humidity: 39 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Attitash Crag / Thin Line (5.11)
Thin Line
Chris Graham
Photo by Dave Penny
Directions:  This is the second bolted route on the right side of the crag located on a small 100 face. Look for an obvious chimney / shallow corner with a right angling rail at roughly 15 (bolt). The shallow chimney and leaning oak tree marks the start of the route.
Description: Difficult and thought provoking moves past the first and second bolt lead to a steep and unrelenting slab protected by two bolts and gear at the midway-point.
    Pitch 1: Climb past three bolts to a vertical crack/pocket (gear up to .75) midway up the slab. Continue straight up the slab on thin but fun chips and smears to a bolt. The route continues on to a nice balcony where you can get a well deserved shake before the final moves past the last bolt to a two bolt anchor (60)

Gear: Draws & small cams. A #1 (Red) Camelot can be placed in a slot at the beginning of the climb to protect the cruxy moves up to the first bolt.
Descent: rappel the route with a 60M rope
History:  September 2012 - Chris Graham, Dave Penny & Bob Ahearn

 

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