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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 10:30a on 07/04/22 - Temperature: 71.5 °F - Wind speed: 2.0 mph - Wind chill: 71.5 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.949 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Falling Slowly - Humidity: 13 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
4 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Woodchuck Ledge (Eagle Ledge) / Rapture of the Steep (5.10b)
Rapture of the Steep
Henry Barber
Photo by Maury McKinney (IMCS)
Directions:  Look for an arete left of Screaming Yellow Zonkers, left of an outside corner .
Description: 2 pitches of steep climbing that well deserves the 2 star rating.
    Pitch 1: Climb the chimney on the left side of the wall,then continue up a crack to the small roof near the top. Step left to the left side of the arete and climb another crack to the ledge. (5.10b)

    Pitch 2: Face climb the wall on the left to tree (5.9+)

Gear: standard rack
Descent: rappel the route with 1 rope
History:  August 18,1995 - George Hurley, Ed Webster

 

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