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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 / Retaliation (5.9)
Retaliation
Directions:  Climb one of the normal routes such as Fun House to the tree ledge on the left side of the cliff or walk around form the top pas the Barber Wall. Look for a right-angling crack about 100' left of Upper refuse.
Description: Nice climbing in reasonable rock with OK gear. The belay at the top is in a super location. The hard part is seeing where you place the gear, it's all at your feet.
    Pitch 1: Climb the crack about 60' to the belay on the right. (5.6)

    Pitch 2: Continue up the crack past a bulge, step left into the niche and ontinue straight up to the nice belay. (5.9)

    Pitch 3: Climb a corner & crack to the top

Gear: standard rack
Descent: 
History:  October 17,1971 - Joe Cote, Eric Radack

 

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