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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 6:54a on 01/29/15 - Temperature: -1.4 ░F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: -1.3 ░F - Barometric pressure: 29.707 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 75 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Sandwich Notch / The Contender (5.10)
Directions:  Located 50' right of the Highlander Wall on another small Buttress.
Description: The name indicates that this route is a contender for the title of ýBest of Class.ţ
    Pitch 1: Deceptively difficult face climbing leads past 3 bolts on a slightly less-than-vertical wall.

Gear: A #4 Friend and the 4th bolt protect the overhanging final moves. The cool 1 inch thick natural thread below the last bolt can be used instead of the #4 Friend.
Descent: rappel from a tree, or walk off climberÝs right
History:  September 14,2002 - George Hurley, Mike Kahn

 

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