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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.
2 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Goofer's Delight (WI 3 II)
Goofer's Delight
Frank Carus in very thin conditions
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  Hike uphill to Thin Air and continue up to obvious smear of ice just right of the Big Flush.
Description: Although usually thin and hard to protect, this can be a fun climb in a neat location.
    Pitch 1: Climb the ice smear, past a bulge 2/3 of the way up and belay at the cave on the Airation ledge.

Gear: standard ice rack with some stubbies
Descent: Rap from the cave with 2 ropes, or swing left to a tree ledge and down the Flush with one.
History:  WInter 1978 - John Bragg, John Bouchard, Henry Barber

 

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