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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 6:24a on 03/05/15 - Temperature: 25.3 F - Wind speed: 1.0 mph - Wind chill: 23.6 F - Barometric pressure: 29.360 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 28 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
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Climbing Area Index / Frankenstein Cliff / Angel Cakes (WI 5 II)
Angel Cakes
photo taken from Rt. 302
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  You can just make the climb out from the road at the entrance to the Dry River Campground. From the Amphitheater, hike up the Frankenstein Ravine Trail that goes just right of Chia. Hike up the trail and break off right & uphull to the upper tier.
Description: Steep and unrelenting are the words to describe Angel Cakes. It doesn't always come in, but when it does...grab it.
    Pitch 1: Just climb it!

Gear: standard ice rack
Descent: rap from trees or walk off
History:  January 1977 - Jim Dunn, Franck Venroy

 

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