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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 5:29p on 01/19/19 - Temperature: 13.5 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 13.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.221 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Rising Rapidly - Humidity: 76 %
IceCON 5. Superb New England ice climbing. Even many of the climbs that form rarely are IN.
5 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Green's Cliff / Black Flies Consume Jim Dunn (5.12d)
Directions:  as per the area description
Description: Classic hard slab climbing in a remote area. All 6 bolts were placed free, on the lead, by hand! John Strand and his partners were masters of this genera.
    Pitch 1: Climb up some black rock past a bolt (11a) to a ledge and then step right (harder) to a left facing corner. Climb the corner past another bolt and step right onto a slab. Make the crux iron-cross move and then mantle above past another bolt. Continue on some 5.11 face climbing past another bolt to get to the belay ledge and a 2-bolt anchor. (100')

Gear: Normal rack
Descent: Rappel the route
History:  August 28,1993 - Gerry Lortie & John Strand

 

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