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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 / Albany Slab / The Tao Of Dow (5.8)
Directions:  Look for a large pine in the middle of the slabs.
Description: Probably the easiest route on the slabs.
    Pitch 1: Climb up to the "big hole", continue over a bulge (crux) and then follow some flakes to the top. You could also finish left, up the obvious dike.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route with 2 ropes
History:  April 1980 - Michael Hartrich, Alec Behr, Albert Dow

 

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