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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 1:20p on 11/28/15 - Temperature: 43.3 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 43.3 F - Barometric pressure: 29.591 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 66 %
IceCON 0. Minimal ice available for the hard core and mixed aficionados!
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Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Recluse (5.10d)
Directions:  Park at the north end of Cathedral ledge and follow the trail up to the cliff. Recluse is the crack with the overhanging start between Birdnest and Child's Play.
Description: A total hard New England classic. By any modern standard this is a 5.11 climb! According to legand John Bouchard, the trick is using the "chicken wing" technique with your right hand!
    Pitch 1: The crux is right off the ground. Climb the crack to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel from the Birdnest anchors
History:  September 1971 - FFA: Henry Barber
FA: Joe Cote, Dick Arey


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