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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:00a on 06/25/17 - Temperature: 58.8 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 58.8 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.721 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 100 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Repentance (WI 5 III)
Repentance
George Hurley motoring up pitch 1, Spring 2003
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  The left of two large chimney climbs located 300' left of the North End cracks.
Description: A classic New England runnel climb with an alpine ambience. Steep, unrelenting, with many complex and committing sections.
    Pitch 1: Climb the runnel to a 2-bolt belay at a ledge on the left.

    Pitch 2: Pull over an often thin curtain (crux) into the narrow runnel. Follow the runnel to a belay on the left.

    Pitch 3: Step right, climb a curtain and follow the ice up to a large chockstone. Pass the chockstone on the left (crux) and belay in the trees.

Gear: standard ice and rock racks
Descent: walk off to the right down the climber's trail
History:  WInter 1973 - John Bragg, Rick Wilcox

 

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