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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 10:30a on 12/17/17 - Temperature: 15.9 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 15.9 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.146 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 46 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / North Bald Cap / October Sundae (5.7)
Directions:  Start at a white slab near the lowest section of the cliff.
Description: 
    Pitch 1: Climb the slab to the garden. Head toward a large roof, and belay at an elephant ear just below the roof.

    Pitch 2: Pass the roof on it's right hand end, then ooze left (the wrinkle pitch) toward a perfect crack (the crack pitch) and take the headwall straight on. You will see rap slings here and there. It's 5 pitches of the most spectacular 5.5 on the planet, with a little 5.7 chucked in!

    Pitch 3: climb

    Pitch 4: climb

    Pitch 5: climb

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route with 2 ropes
History:  October 2008 - Paul Cormier& Wanda Allen

 

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