NEClimbs - information for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont rock and ice climbers
Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 1:30p on 03/18/19 - Temperature: 29.2 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 27.9 °F - Barometric pressure: 30.089 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 20 %
IceCON 3. Ice generally available in the usual places, many climbs fat.
3 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Sandwich Notch / The Contender (5.10)
Directions:  Located 50' right of the Highlander Wall on another small Buttress.
Description: The name indicates that this route is a contender for the title of ýBest of Class.ţ
    Pitch 1: Deceptively difficult face climbing leads past 3 bolts on a slightly less-than-vertical wall.

Gear: A #4 Friend and the 4th bolt protect the overhanging final moves. The cool 1 inch thick natural thread below the last bolt can be used instead of the #4 Friend.
Descent: rappel from a tree, or walk off climberÝs right
History:  September 14,2002 - George Hurley, Mike Kahn

 

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