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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 12:59a on 02/23/18 - Temperature: 24.8 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 24.8 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.611 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 72 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Pinkham Notch: Detention Crag / Detention Corner (M1)
Detention Corner
Brad White
Photo by Ian White
Directions:  The obvious right-leaning chimney/corner in the middle of the crag.
Description: A good well-protected introduction to mixed climbing, as long as you have a #4 Camelot for the 4-inch crack!
    Pitch 1: Climb the short pillar to the chimney. Stem and chimney up to a #4 Camelot placement then step out right and face climb to the upper groove. Continue to the top, climbing thin ice and rock to the trees.

Gear: rock rack with #4 Camelot and short screws
Descent: Rap from trees using a single rope.
History:  January 29,2005 - Brad white and Ian White

 

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