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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 / Bird's Nest (5.9)
Bird's Nest
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  Drive to the gate at the right end of the cliff and walk uphill. Look for a beautiful vertical crack broken by a small ledge and some blocks at 1/3 height.
Description: Sinker finger locks, bomber jams...what more can you say?
    Pitch 1: Jam the crack to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: Rappel from a 2-bolt anchor with 1 rope.
History:  September 28,1972 - Henry Barber

 

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