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Current conditions in North Conway, NH at 3:59a on 02/29/20 - Temperature: 15.1 °F - Wind speed: 0.0 mph - Wind chill: 15.1 °F - Barometric pressure: 29.605 in - 3 Hour Barometer Trend: Steady - Humidity: 72 %
IceCON 2. Some trade routes are climbable, even in lower elevations.
2 out of a possible 5
Climbing Area Index / Jockey Cap / The Grand Traverse (5.6)
Directions:  The entire west wall.
Description: A great solo traverse with good holds where you need them.
    Pitch 1: Start at the far right edge of the wall, move to the left past a difficult depression and continue to the far left of the wall staying low.

    Pitch 2: Move to the right staying at the same absolute height on the wall as the ground drops away. When you get to the 5.6 crack climb it to the top.

Gear: none needed or generally available
Descent: walk off
History:  almost climber in the Valley has done this over the years

 

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