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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 7:06a on 12/18/14 - Temperature: 29.2 F - Wind speed: 5.0 mph - Wind chill: 27.9 F - Barometric pressure: 29.103 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 64 %
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 / Cathedral Ledge / Pine Tree Eliminate (5.8+)
Pine Tree Eliminate
unknown climbers
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  The obvious hand crack in the middle of the ledge, directly above the top of Thin Air.
Description: A great crack climb that's almost assuredly a classic New England sandbag. A perfect finish to Thin Air, Assuming you can hold on!
    Pitch 1: Climb the crack to a niche (holds deep inside), and pull through the crack and the next 2 bulges to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: 
History:  1973 - Michael Hartrich, Rick Ruppel

 

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