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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 10:59a on 01/22/18 - Temperature: 31.3 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 31.3 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.267 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 79 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Bailsafe (5.10c)
Directions:  Starts at a crack just left of Birdnest.
Description: One of George Hurley's favorite FA's. Steve Larson named the route.
    Pitch 1: Climbing the small crack 12 or so feet left of the start of Birdís Nest. Traverse right to the Failsafe crack when the starting crack ends. Either at the top of the Failsafe crack (harder) or a few feet lower (easier) traverse left to another crack, and follow that line to the top.

Gear: standard rack with small gear
Descent: rappel from two oak trees at the back of the big ledge
History:  September 24,1999 - George Hurley, Al Reid

 

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