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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 7:24a on 03/03/15 - Temperature: 12.3 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 12.3 F - Barometric pressure: 29.732 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 39 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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Climbing Area Index / Sandwich Notch / Brilliant Corners (5.10c)
Brilliant Corners
George Hurley
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  The left-facing dihedral in the middle of the narrow cliff face.
Description: An interesting climb with a stiff start and perplexing moves up high.
    Pitch 1: Climb an awkward left-leaning corner/crack (5.9+) to a slab. You can protect these moves with a #4 Friend. At a horizontal crack move up and left to another crack system, which is followed past 2 fixed pins to the final crux reaching up and left for good holds.

Gear: stoppers to a #4 Friend
Descent: rappel from a small tree and a natural tunnel
History:  October 8,1996 - George Hurley, Mike Kahn

 

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