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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:29p on 01/19/19 - Temperature: 13.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 13.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.221 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 76 %
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 / Cathedral Ledge / Royal Arches Reminiscense (5.10b)
Directions:  Start the same as Worm Drive on the 5.9 slab of the Prow.
Description: Rarely done, and possibly rightly so... Without the tree to make the start into the crack it may be impossible.
    Pitch 1: Climb the slab (5.9R) and traverse right to the pine tree.

    Pitch 2: Step left (5.10b) and face climb a detached flake (5.9) to the fence on the tourist lookout.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: walk off
History:  September 1,1973 - Ajax Green, Jeff Pheasant, Joe Cote

 

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