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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 2:54p on 11/23/14 - Temperature: 49.6 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 49.6 F - Barometric pressure: 29.504 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 100 %
IceCON 1. Climbs just coming in or only in upper elevations like Ravines.
1 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Whitehorse Ledge / Star Of David (5.10b /c)
Directions:  Basically follows the Myth of Sisyphus ice climb.
Description: Another cool route by Bill Lowther who put up Lost Souls and Jacob's Ladder.
    Pitch 1: Climb the first pitch of Inferno and belay at the niche.

    Pitch 2: Step out right at a bolt and follow more bolts and some gear to a gear anchor in a right facing corner.

    Pitch 3: Climb the corner through the bulge to an oddly placed bolted anchor.

    Pitch 4: Pull over the roof, climb up making a difficult mantel move and eventually head right, finishing at the anchor at the 4th pitch of Lost Souls.

Gear: standard rack with tricams for pitch 1
Descent: rappel down Lost Souls with 2 ropes
History:  Bill Lowther, Herb Stillman

 

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