NEClimbs - information for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont rock and ice climbers
Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 1:00a on 07/02/22 - Temperature: 66.7 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 66.7 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.689 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 54 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Crag Y / Sinister Groove (5.5)
Directions:  Walk past the Red Walls, then straight uphill to the cliff at a point midway between a large rectangular block (THE MANTLE BLOCK) and the hand crack of PORTUGUESE APPLE. Look for a shallow square groove about fifteen feet up the cliff.
Description: 
    Pitch 1: Climb easily up into the shallow square groove and chimney up it to a ledge. Continue in the same line up the dihedral above the square groove to the top. 50', 5.5

Gear: Standard Rack
Descent: rap the route
History:  August 24,1987 - George Hurley and David Hall

 

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