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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:59a on 01/18/19 - Temperature: 6.8 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 6.8 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.152 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 58 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Whitehorse Ledge / Revolt of the Dike Brigade (5.11 (5.9+ R))
Revolt of the Dike Brigade
Jay Conway makes it look easy
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  Start just right of Children's Crusade.
Description: If you like hard face climbing, this just might be one for you. The first pitch can be toproped easily by climbing Beelzebub and stepping left at the top of the corner to the 2-bolt anchor.
    Pitch 1: Climb up past several bolts to the 2-bolt anchor. (5.9+ R)

    Pitch 2: Climb the obvious dike past a couple of older pins to the large overlap to your right. Pull over the overlap (mantle) and head left past 2 bolts. Continue up on thin face climbing to the Loose Lips anchor. (5.11a)

Gear: standard rack
Descent: Rappel with 2 ropes to the ground
History:  July 11,1980 - Ed Webster, Susan Patenaude

 

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