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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 / Cathedral Ledge / Pine Tree Eliminate (5.8+)
Pine Tree Eliminate
unknown climbers
Photo by Al Hospers
Directions:  The obvious hand crack in the middle of the ledge, directly above the top of Thin Air.
Description: A great crack climb that's almost assuredly a classic New England sandbag. A perfect finish to Thin Air, Assuming you can hold on!
    Pitch 1: Climb the crack to a niche (holds deep inside), and pull through the crack and the next 2 bulges to the top.

Gear: standard rack
Descent: 
History:  1973 - Michael Hartrich, Rick Ruppel

 

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