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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:54a on 11/27/14 - Temperature: 35.5 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 35.5 F - Barometric pressure: 29.329 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 69 %
IceCON 1. Climbs just coming in or only in upper elevations like Ravines.
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Climbing Area Index / Crawford Notch / The Snot Rocket (WI 4)
The Snot Rocket
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  Park in the lot at the top of Crawford Notch, just south of the AMC lodge. Walk south alonf the RR tracks through the cut. The climb is on your right just past the actual cut.
Description: Depending on conditions this baby can be pretty moderate, or really hard. Either way, it's a really neat climb, in a very neat location.
    Pitch 1: Climb the pillar just right of the buttress to a ledge on the left. Belay from a tree. You can also climb the rock under the roof for an M5 variation.

    Pitch 2: Climb the obvious pillar on the left to the top.

Gear: Standard ice rack & rock gear if you are doing the mixed variation.
Descent: Rap from trees or walk off.
History:  WInter 1983 - Todd Swain and Jim Frangos, Henry Barber and Jay Reilley - left mixed variation

 

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