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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:54a on 03/04/15 - Temperature: 37.9 F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 37.9 F - Barometric pressure: 29.086 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 77 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
The Home of New England Climbing
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / Nutcracker (5.9+)
Directions:  The obvious hand and finger crack on the left side of the Barber Wall.
Description: A classic of the area. Very well protected. Can seep in the early season.
    Pitch 1: Climb the finger crack to a horizontal. Finish with a hand jam to the top. (75 feet)

Gear: standard rock rack
Descent: rapell or walk off left
History:  May 1969 - Joe Cote, Dick Arey and Ward Freeman did it on aid. Henry Barber and Bob Anderson free climbed it ion September 22, 1972

 

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