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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 2:59a on 07/05/22 - Temperature: 55.4 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 55.4 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.974 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 62 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Albany Slab / The Tao Of Dow (5.8)
Directions:  Look for a large pine in the middle of the slabs.
Description: Probably the easiest route on the slabs.
    Pitch 1: Climb up to the "big hole", continue over a bulge (crux) and then follow some flakes to the top. You could also finish left, up the obvious dike.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route with 2 ropes
History:  April 1980 - Michael Hartrich, Alec Behr, Albert Dow

 

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