is your Ice Climbing Connection for the Northeast and Beyond!

This site is built and maintained by the ice climbing community. NEice is only possible with your help. Donate , Advertise or Contribute

Mountaineer Web Ad2
Random Gallery Photos
mt-wash11-9-09 Monroe Brook kybht fall-ice-2011-029 dsc_4935 dsc_7698 Dropline _dsc5806 peter-adam

Disclaimer: Participation in ice climbing involves significant risk of personal injury and death. No amount of skill, equipment and experience can make ice climbing safe. is not responsible for the content of this site. The information is provided by the viewers and is not verified. Seek qualified professional instruction, guidance and use your best judgement.

Google Analytics

Gone North – The Documentary

New England American Alpine Club volunteer, Vesna Damljanovic, begins planning her climbing adventure in Arctic Norway. Also, a film project, she wants to create a documentary about the joy of climbing solo, as well as hardships & introspections of solitude in a cold, remote place.

A middle-aged woman, climbing ice solo, in the middle of nowhere… WHAT?!

Gone North is a documentary about just such an occurrence, and a lot more. Why would a nice city girl from good family want to freeze her backside sleeping in a tent, without a shower, eating ramen noodles for 5 weeks? What is so compelling about remote wilderness? Why do we seek solitude? Why does climbing ice make more sense than climbing career ladders? I don’t quite know the answers to these questions, but I will film my journey as I try to make sense of some of them in the Arctic Norway.

Read more here….

Photo Credit: 
Source: Gone North – The Documentary
Submitted by:  Courtney Ley /


Print Friendly

One Response to “Gone North – The Documentary”

Leave a Reply

WordPress SEO