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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 8:29a on 06/29/17 - Temperature: 70.0 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 70.0 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.986 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 100 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Woodchuck Ledge (Eagle Ledge) / Screaming Yellow Zonkers Crack (5.11c)
Screaming Yellow Zonkers Crack
Directions:  Walk the cliff past the Jurassic Wall. Just left of the Rogers Spire buttress there is a steep dirty gully that goes up left. Go up the gully. SYZC is the obvious crack in the middle of the wall.
Description: A totally classic straight-on finger crack. It doesn't get a whole lot better. Generations of crack climbers have cut their teeth on this one.
    Pitch 1: What can we say but jam the crack! Crux is near the top.

Gear: standard rack with small gear & draws
Descent: rappel the route with 1 rope
History:  October 1975 - Jim Dunn

 

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