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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 8:54a on 02/28/15 - Temperature: 11.1 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 11.1 F - Barometric pressure: 30.092 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 44 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / The Scenic Route (5.8)
Directions:  Start just to the right of Black Lung at the left side of the obvious roof.
Description: A rarely used variation to Upper Refuse. A good trick to have in your pocket on crowded sumemr days.
    Pitch 1: Start as for Black Lung. Move right around the left edge of the roof past a small ledge. At a larger ledge climb a thin crack to the right & then join with Black Lung near the belay.

    Pitch 2: Climb on the face to the right of Upper Refuse, staying as close to the edge as possible.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: walk off
History:  May 22,1979 - Mack Johnson, Chris Noonan

 

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