Cover Photo 3.10.11

Maine Line Photo of the week: Climber enjoying the steep 2nd pitch of the mega classic "Maine Line" NEI 5+.  Photo by Kushman

Quand l'Diable s'en Mêle

Marc Paquet dancing his way up on the St-Laurence north shore near La Malbaie, Quebec. Photo by "pathbeaudet"

NEIce Season Round-up

NEIce 2009-2010 Round-up NEIce opened the season with a new website as it reached the 10-year anniversary milestone, a fact which stands as a tribute to the region's wonderful ice climbing community.  Temperatures this weekend hit an unusual mark for April reaching above 80 degrees Fahrenheit in...

It's Back!

The Ice has Returned to the usual Early Season Locations After a week +  of warm weather, which took it's toll on what little ice we had, the cold temps have returned! Climbable ice was found in the Adirondacks &...

Cover Photo – 3.20.12

Cilley-Barber - Katahdin, Maine Derby leading the crux pitch of  the "Cilley-Barber" IV NEI 4.  South Basin, Katahdin, Maine.  3-12-12 Photo by AOC

Season off to a slow start!

But, if you want to climb ice, you can find it! 11/8/09 - Alfonzo taking advantage of the beautiful day and of the frozen moss - Off the Boott Spur, Tuckerman Ravine, Mt. Washington NH Photo by Doug Millen (c) 2009 See...

December 15, 2010

Photo of the Week AAC Grant Deadlines Fast Approaching The American Alpine Club awards more than $50,000 every year for projects ranging from worldwide exploration to local conservation. The application deadline for two of the AAC’s more prominent grants, the Lyman...

Photo of the Week – 3/3/10

Another photo of White Fang: Mike R. checking out the start. Not for everyone. Looking up the fang.Looks steep! -Nearing the end of the season is a bittersweet time as we get psyched for all the hard climbing being done when fitness levels...

Thin But In!

  Despite the cold temperatures and wind chills, people are getting out and ticking off the classics. "Thin but in" is what we're hearing for conditions on many routes but still very climbable for those solid at the given grades.  In...

Cover Photo – Repentance 02/09/12

Repentance WI5 - Cathedral Ledge, North Conway NH Mt. Washington Ice Fest guide, Andrea Charest hiking the first pitch of Repentance on a beautiful sunny day. Andrea shared the climb with Rockytop who was celebrating his birthday. I Can't think of...