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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 9:59a on 12/14/17 - Temperature: 12.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 12.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.495 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Slowly - Humidity: 55 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Mt. Oscar (lower left) / Bucking Bronco Aręte (5.8)
Directions:  Bucking Bronco Arete is defined by the large right facing corner that arches right to a blocky headwall. Look for bolts on slabs that lead to a small aręte.
Description: Note: bolt on upper slab can be hard to see and is critical to clip especially if slab is wet.
    Pitch 1: Climb up for about 60’ and moving left to the main skyline aręte (Bucking Bronco). Make improbable move left with bolt onto the aręte proper. Follow aręte and slab to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rap the route
History: 

 

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