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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:59a on 01/18/19 - Temperature: 6.8 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 6.8 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.152 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 58 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Mt. Willard / Ground Control (5.7)
Directions:  Start at the left hand edge of the upper ice climbing pitches, just before you step down to cross the exposed snow slope. Sometimes this section is belayed and where you belay is where the climb starts.
Description: The climb is the rim of the Salespitch Amhpitheatre.
    Pitch 1: Climb rounded flakes to a grassy belay ledge.

    Pitch 2: Follow the bolt line up the faint dike. You can belay on top of Challenger, or continue to the top with 60 meter ropes.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel or continue to the top
History:  July 2,1991 - Paul Cormier, Jeff Campbell

 

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