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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:59p on 01/19/19 - Temperature: 13.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 13.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.217 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 79 %
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 / Sleeping Beauty (5.10d)
Sleeping Beauty
Directions:  From the ledge on the second pitch of Short Order, step over left to a tree, just below a large off-width corner/crack.
Description: An interesting start with a superb finger crack to finish. The key is, don't stop! You can do this in a single pitch with double ropes.
    Pitch 1: Climb the corner, or right of the corner easier, past several interesting down-angled cracks to a 2-pitop anchor on the right side of the upper finger crack. (5.9)

    Pitch 2: Climb the finger crack to a 2-bolt anchor at the tree ledge.

Gear: standard rack with small cams for the finger crack
Descent: rappel the routes with 2 ropes
History:  October 1976 - Alain Comeau, Bryan Becker

 

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