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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 2:29a on 06/23/17 - Temperature: 61.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 61.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.718 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 100 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
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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