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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 / Whitehorse Ledge / In Your Face (5.10d)
Directions:  Right of the 5.8 Inferno crack on the Inferno Ledge. Start on the left side of a small tree ledge.
Description: The name says it all.
    Pitch 1: Face climb past some horizontal cracks to a smallish left-facing flake. At a bolt mantle onto the top of the flake. Continue up and to the right (5.10a) past 2 horizontals. Face climb past a second bolt (5.10d) to a small ledge. Traverse left to the small Inferno belay tree.

    Pitch 2: Right of the tree face climb up to a pin, then a bolt and mantle onto a stance. (5.10a) Continue straight up past a bolt (5.10d) or angle right (5.8) and continue to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel as for Inferno
History:  May 1992 - Uwe Schneider, Chris Stevens, Brian Tessier

 

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