NEClimbs - information for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont rock and ice climbers
Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 12:28p on 08/27/14 - Temperature: 86.7 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 86.7 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.314 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 61 %
BugCON 2: some mosquitoes, possible blackflys swarming with minimal biting
2 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Intentional Grounding (5.10b)
Directions:  Itís also the location of The 5.12 Pillar ice climb. Hike the old Bouchard Cabin road as if going to Whitehorse until you get to the large boulder. Continue a few hundred feet towards Whitehorse until a faint logging road appears on the right. Follow the road as it rises and doglegs back in the direction of Cathedral. At the very top of the road a small wall will appear on your left. There are other small undocumented outcroppings and boulder problems in the surrounding area.
Description: This climb is the 5.12 pillar (a.k.a. The Drip In The Woods) in the winter.
    Pitch 1: Make a tricky boulder start, do a easy middle section and stout last move to gain the two ringbolt anchor.

Gear: draws
Descent: rap from 2-bolt anchor
History:  August 2002 - Ian White (age11), Brad White

 

NEClimbs on Facebook
NEClimbs on Facebook
RSS Reader Feed
RSS Feed for NEClimbs, the New England rock and ice climbing resource
NorthEast Mountaineering
Cathedral Mountain Guides
International Mountain Climbing School
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
International Mountain Equipment
Mooney Mountain Guides
New England Mountain Guides
Rock On outdoor clothing
Bagels Plus
Adventure Spirit: Rock+Ice+Alpine Experiences
Sponsors & Donors
View Current List