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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 2:05p on 06/10/16 - Temperature: 62.6 F - Wind speed: 1.0 mph - Wind chill: 62.6 F - Barometric pressure: 29.819 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 100 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
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The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Freedom (5.10)
Freedom
Photo by Jeff Cavicchi
Directions:  The climb is located just left of Turner's Flake on the Thin Air face.
Description: If you like thin face climbing, you'll like this one. Reasonable protection and a confounding crux make for a nice way to get up to the chain anchor on the right of the Thin Air traverse,
    Pitch 1: Begin on the normal flake start for Standard Route. At the top of the flake climb straight up the clean face past 2 bolts to the right side of the overlap. Pull the overlap and look for a small flake up and right. Then angle left to the Windfall bolt and continue straight up Windfall to the chain anchors.

Gear: Standard rack with small cams.
Descent: rappel with 2 ropes
History:  August 2,1995 - Ed Webster, Harold Consentine

 

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