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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:24p on 04/18/15 - Temperature: 56.9 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 56.9 F - Barometric pressure: 29.192 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Rapidly - Humidity: 54 %
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 / Mount Washington / Vasya was Here (5.11)
Directions:  Starts up the same crack as the Balalayka Variation.
Description: Another variation of the first 2 pitches of "Pinnacle Direct Direct".
    Pitch 1: Climb straight up to an overhang, then turn right, and undercling the flake to the right, then climb around it, onto the top. Then, clip the first bolt, and face climb to the second bolt. Make a tricky traverse move to the left after the second bolt, and climb to an obvious 1 in. crack, to the right and up. The crack will turn to the left, and to the finish. The finish is ten feet to the right from the Balalayka variation.

Gear: Standard rack with gear up to 1 inch.
Descent: 
History:  August 28,2004 - Vasya Vorotnikov, Aleksey Shuruyev

 

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