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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:06p on 06/30/16 - Temperature: 78.5 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 78.5 F - Barometric pressure: 29.809 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 100 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
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Climbing Area Index / Saco Crag / Inter-galactic Youth Hostel (5.10)
Directions:  About 30 feet left of the start of Roadside Attraction - around the corner to the left (toward Cathedral) in behind some trees.
Description: Climbed on Todd's wife, Donette's, first trip to NH. Since Roadside Attraction was named for the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, they decided to call this one the Inter-galactic Youth Hostel.
    Pitch 1: Climb a steep, shallow groove/flake ending in pretty much the same spot as Roadside Attraction. The crux is at the start.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: walk off
History:  September 22,1994 - Todd Swain, Donette Swain, Dick Peterson

 

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