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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 / Humphrey's Ledge / Rope (5.9)
Directions:  This climb is located about 240 feet to the right of the Wiessner route in a corner above a large flake leaning on a fallen tree. Just follow the trail around the cliff band, ducking under a large fallen tree and staying about 20' below the cliff. The flake is right where the trail joins the cliff and before it goes around a buttress.
Description: This route goes up the prominent dihedral above the oak tree.
    Pitch 1: Climb small ledges to a short chimney below a large oak. A # 1 Friend can be used in the chimney. Climb to a ledge above the base of the oak. Continue up the aręte and dihedral to a two bolt anchor. 80 feet.

Gear: small cams and draws
Descent: rappel from 2-bolt anchor
History:  August 20,2013 - Joe Perez, Judy Perez and Al Hospers

 

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