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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 / Cathedral Ledge / Heather (5.12b)
Directions:  All the climbs in this area are located on the ledge above the Thin Air face. Usually they are accessed from the top, walking down the trail to the climber's-right of the buttress. Heather is the 3rd climb from the left, just right of the Airation crack.
Description: While not as serious as Stage Fright, it has its moments and is quite sustained.
    Pitch 1: Start up behind the tree to the right of Airation and climb the good finger crack to its top, step left to a smallish ledge on the left. Step back to the right and climb pas a pin to the second crack, continuing to the top.

Gear: wires and small cams
Descent: 
History:  October 10,1980 - FFA: Rick Fleming; FA: Ed Webster & Sam Sargent, June 1976

 

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