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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:24p on 03/05/15 - Temperature: 15.7 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 13.1 F - Barometric pressure: 29.564 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 33 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
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The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Onion Head (5.11c)
Directions:  Start as for Thin Air.
Description: Mostly bolt protected and very sustained.
    Pitch 1: Climb up to the bong anchor on Thin Air.

    Pitch 2: Climb Rapid Transit past the first 2 bolts, step right onto the D'Arcy traverse ledge and move right to a 2-bolt anchor at a good stance. (5.10a/b)

    Pitch 3: Continue straight up past 5 bolts to a rest, then continue past 2 more bolts to easier ground and the ledge. (5.11c)

Gear: standard rack & draws
Descent: finish as desired
History:  June 1993 - Bill Lowther, Ozzie Blumet

 

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