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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 8:54p on 02/27/15 - Temperature: 14.0 ░F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 14.0 ░F - Barometric pressure: 29.845 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.
5 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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