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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 11:00a on 04/21/18 - Temperature: 42.1 °F - Wind speed: 1.0 mph - Wind chill: 39.7 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.146 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 39 %
IceCON 1. Climbs just coming in or only in upper elevations like Ravines.
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Climbing Area Index / Lost Ledge / Gawking at the Broad Squad (5.5)
Gawking at the Broad Squad
Jean putting in the bolts.
Photo by Joe Cote
Directions:  Start by a Large Yellow Birch tree which is in front of Four Holes. It shares the start of Four Holes up to the first bolt.
Description: The name is in reference to three lovely ladies who were doing a FA a few feet away.
    Pitch 1: Start as for Four Holes up to a 1/4" bolt with a homemade hanger (made by Joe Cote in 1973). Continue straight up past two new bolts over dimples and chicken-like-heads, which makes for very pleasant climbing, to a two bolt hanger 110' of fun 5.5 climbing.

    Pitch 2: 75' of low angle 5.2 slab climbing to a tree anchor.

Gear: draws
Descent: rappel from tree with 2 ropes
History:  July 17,2004 - Joe Cote, Larry Boehmler

 

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