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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 12:59p on 02/28/21 - Temperature: 42.8 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 42.8 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.147 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 35 %
IceCON 4. Climbs are IN at the usual places and generally at consensus ratings.
4 out of a possible 5
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December 12, 2019

Hi Folks,

So we've certainly had our ups and downs with the early season ice so far. Of course this is not totally unusual, just somewhat annoying. We all get ready to climb ice, and it rains and warms up. However, all this rain is surely piping water into the system and that's a good thing. Check out this week's INSTANT ICE REPORT for my take on how things are looking. I think you'll be surprised.

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Ice Conditions Report:
Selected Ice Conditions effective February 25, 2021
It really does feel a little more like mid-March than late February right now, tho this really has to do with a couple of sunny days with temps in the 40's. Of course that's not really a bad thing, as long as it stays cool at night and we don't get any rain. But stay tuned... In general tho the ice is in good shape right now, with a few exceptions where the climbs have been in full sun over the past couple of warm days. The thing to be aware of is that there are places where the ice is punky and snowcone-like or has become undermined. But as long as you are paying attention, you'll be OK. Frankly early to mid-March is really my favorite time to climb. There's nothing like those longer days, more moderate temps and plastic ice. And the occasional warm day when you can get out on some warm early-season rock! What's not to like?
Huntington Ravine IN  
Repentance questionable Click to see route picture.
Standard Route IN Click to see route picture.
Dracula IN fat Click to see route picture.
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VALLEY CYCLING:
I did a short ride yesterday here by Echo Lake on the fat tire bike. The woods are almost clear of snow, but there is ice here & there and under the leaves so I was happy for the studded tires. I've been seeing cars at the Marshall property so I would well imagine that those trails are quite rideable as well.

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Have fun and climb safe,

Al Hospers
The White Mountain Report
North Conway, New Hampshire


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