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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:54a on 03/01/15 - Temperature: 16.5 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 16.5 F - Barometric pressure: 30.024 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 45 %
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 / CMC Craig / Handrails (5.5)
Directions:  Start at the base of a large oak tree, about 5' right of Gamma Ray and about 16' left of Abstinence. A few ribs (or rails) angle slightly right.
Description: This route is easy to protect and would be a good choice for a beginning leader.
    Pitch 1: Follow the "handrails" until near the top; then angle left on obvious holds. 55' 5.5

Gear: standard rack
Descent: Rappel from a sling with a chain link on a tree about 10' back.
History:  October 26,2012 - George Hurley, David Giampietro, Joe Perez

 

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