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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:24a on 03/05/15 - Temperature: 27.5 F - Wind speed: 4.0 mph - Wind chill: 26.0 F - Barometric pressure: 29.319 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 29 %
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Climbing Area Index / White's Ledge (Bartlett) / Especially When The October Wind Blows (5.8)
Directions:  Start at a right facing corner, just left of Finesse and right of the bolted arete.
Description: A very nice climb with interesting moves on generally good rock.
    Pitch 1: Climb the right facing corner to a slab, traversing right to a pine tree belay that is shared with Finesse.

    Pitch 2: Step right from the belay and climb the small corner (5.8). Look for a ledge and keep ging to a right facing corner and belay there.

    Pitch 3: Step left and traverse left past some flakes to a left-facing corner. Continue straight up over the ledge to another right-facing corner and belay there.

    Pitch 4: Continue up the slabs to a belay below a headwall.

    Pitch 5: Continue up a left facing corner to a tree ledge.

    Pitch 6: A short pitch finishes off the climb.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route or continue to the top and walk off
History:  October 31,1971 - John Porter, Dave Dasury

 

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