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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 / Crawford Notch / Left Hand Monkey Wrench (WI 3)
Left Hand Monkey Wrench
Photo by Steve Jacques
Directions:  Climb the snow gully of Lower Hitchcock to the base of the cliff band.
Description: A reasonable alternate way to get to the East Face Slab and Upper Hitchcock area if Lower Hitchcock is busy.
    Pitch 1: From the base of the cliff band head over right into the woods about 100 feet. Climb slabs to a corner and stem it to the ledge.

Gear: Standard ice rack.
Descent: Descend as per any of the Upper Hitchcock climbs.
History:  February 1997 - First Recorded Ascent Randy Noble and Bussulak but climbed by Brad White and others in the 70's

 

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