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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 8:29p on 07/07/20 - Temperature: 70.1 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 70.1 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.940 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 72 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Cathedral Ledge / The Arete (variation) (5.10d)
Directions:  Start from the single bolt belay at the top of the first pitch of Youth Challenge.
Description: The great thing about this variation is that it is much better protected than the original start to The ArÍte.
    Pitch 1: Climb the crack that arches into the small roof that's on the arÍte. Finish as per The Arete.

Gear: standard rack, double ropes may be useful but long slings will do
Descent: rappel or finish as desired
History:  2003 - Doug Madara, Jeff Louge

 

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