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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:24a on 03/05/15 - Temperature: 21.3 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 21.3 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.471 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 46 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / White Ledge (Albany) / Out of the Forest (5.7)
Directions:  This climb starts at a medium sized oak tree in front of a right facing corner formed by a stacked block on the left and a featured looking white quartz dike in the center.
Description: Traversing from right to left below the face of the buttress this is the first climb you will come to.
    Pitch 1: Climb 10' to the top of the block under a small spruce tree. Step up and right to a big ledge and you are “out of the forest”. Step right and mantle (crux? well protected) to a second smaller ledge. Move left and up into the right facing corner that runs up into the center of the face. Climb the corner to where the angle of the face easies off. Continue straight to the top (5.4) staying just right of two small dwarf pine trees. Belay at the big Pine tree on the right. 165' 5.7

Gear: All traditional gear. A normal rack to #2 Camalot is sufficient for the climb.
Descent: Rappel the route with a single 70 meter rope, 2-60 meter ropes, or walk off
History:  2011 - FRA. Brad White and Matt Peer Summer 2011.

 

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