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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 7:35a on 12/20/14 - Temperature: 4.5 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 4.5 F - Barometric pressure: 29.724 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 93 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
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Climbing Area Index / Ethan Pond / Mt. Willey / Milk Pail (WI 4 IV)
Milk Pail
Larry Boehmler leading the Milk Pail.
Photo by Fred Batchelder
Directions:  Left of the second pitch of Power Of Ethan. This climb could be linked up for the 2nd pitch of Lid Ran Away With Spoon.
Description: Climb a 35' pillar, then low angle ice for 50' to trees. On the first ascent it was late in the season and lots of the ice had melted. The ice was like the milk foam you get when you milk cows by hand.
Gear: standard ice rack
Descent: rappel the route
History:  February 28,2004 - Fred Batchelder, Larry Boehmler

 

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