Poko-O-Moonshine - Adirondacks,  NY 01/14/2011 Adirondack Mountainfest 2011 Story Up-Date 1/20/11 from Bayard Russell True to Mountainfest tradition of establishing new climbs, Bayard Russell, Matt Horner & Matt McCormick established - "Endangered Species" M6+ NEI5+ R. The climb is just to the right...

Dangerous Liaisons Warm spells can create freeze-thaw cycles that are the stuff of new route dreams. But, as NEIce member RAH found last week, underestimating how much warmth is too much could have been fatal. For the whole story, see RAH's...

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...

Winter! Here it comes... After the last thaw, most of the good climbing has been up high. That is about to change. After torrential rains last week the cold is back with  a vengeance. A temperature of -4 is forecast...

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 &...

The Black Dike - Cannon Cliff, Franconia Notch NH November 3, 2010 It looks like the 2010-2011 ice season is right on schedule! "Great conditions were found on the right exit today. Plenty of ice up there. The sun was cooking Fafnir...

Let the "Games" begin! Damnation Gully - Huntington Ravine, Mt Washington NH Sunday October 10, 2010   While others were climbing warm rock at Rumney, or having their Sunday coffee, Alfonzo, the alpine junkie was in his element climbing some early season ice....

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...

Medusa Climbing the wild ice on 'Medusa', Wi4, on the Gaspe' Peninsula, Canada. (Photo by MtnRkr) Lots of NEIce members were out there getting after it this past week.  Travelling to the Gaspe', Canadian Rockies, and also nearer to home on...

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...