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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 7:35a on 12/20/14 - Temperature: 4.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 4.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.724 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 93 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / The Arete (variation) (5.10d)
Directions:  Start from the single bolt belay at the top of the first pitch of Youth Challenge.
Description: The great thing about this variation is that it is much better protected than the original start to The ArÍte.
    Pitch 1: Climb the crack that arches into the small roof that's on the arÍte. Finish as per The Arete.

Gear: standard rack, double ropes may be useful but long slings will do
Descent: rappel or finish as desired
History:  2003 - Doug Madara, Jeff Louge

 

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