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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:24a on 03/01/15 - Temperature: 1.1 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 1.1 F - Barometric pressure: 30.076 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 69 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Rainbow Slabs / The Littoral Zone (5.7)
Directions:  Midway between "Rubberneck" and "Take a Giant Step".
Description: It gets its name because it is washed by the "Perfect Wave". All bolts drilled on the lead.
    Pitch 1: Climb up and over the lower, smaller overlap (Friend) and straight up to a vertical flake facing right (TCU). Continue straight up (run out) to a 2 bolt belay. 110 feet 5.7

    Pitch 2: Straight up sculptured slab above (TCU in a rotten flake) to crest and up without pro to trees following a clean streak.100 ft

Gear: standard rack with TCU's
Descent: rappel the route
History:  October 21,2001 - Dick Traverse, Karen Traverse

 

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