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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 1:59a on 07/05/22 - Temperature: 55.9 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 55.9 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.973 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 63 %
BugCON 4: almost too intense for climbing, DEET required
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Climbing Area Index / Evans Notch - The Basin: West Royce / Blue Flame (WI 4+ III)
Blue Flame
Brad White
Photo by Steve Dupuis
Directions:  Start at the base of The Sentinel.
Description: Similar climbing to Dracula.
    Pitch 1: Climb the steep narrow hidden flow on the right to a tree ledge at 100'. Traverse to the right 150' on a tree ledge. P2 Climb the flow in the right corner (WI 3) to the woods.

Gear: standard ice rack
Descent: rappel from trees with 2 ropes
History:  February 4,2004 - unknown FA, first recorded ascent - Brad White and Steve Dupuis

 

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