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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 12:22a on 02/12/16 - Temperature: 1.8 F - Wind speed: 6.0 mph - Wind chill: -8.3 F - Barometric pressure: 29.372 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 37 %
IceCON 3. Ice generally available in the usual places, many climbs fat.
3 out of a possible 5
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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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