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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 / Crawford Notch / Silver Cascade (WI 2)
Silver Cascade
Class at the amphitheater.
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  Park at a pullout just below the top of the Notch and walk to the route. This is the lower of the 2 cascades.
Description: Fun moderate ice climbing in a nice location. The lower amphitheater has a couple of nice lines and sometimes a harder (3+) bulge forms on the left. You can easily climb about 5 pitches and there is more above. An ice cave sometimes forms a couple of pitches up.
Gear: standard ice rack
Descent: Walk off on the usually packed trail in the woods on the right.
History:  WInter  - unknown

 

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