NEClimbs - information for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont rock and ice climbers
Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 10:00p on 01/16/19 - Temperature: 16.2 °F - Wind speed: 2.0 mph - Wind chill: 11.4 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.993 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 39 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
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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