Splashing through the rushing water currents on the trail did not invoke confidence that anything would be frozen up higher.  Still, my climbing partner and I did not slow our pace into King Ravine.  We climbed over the countless...

And here we go! "Thin ice, delicate climbing, and the nastiest spin drift I've ever experienced made for a decent October solo of Pinnacle. Have at it folks. Just bring some fancy footwork." - Zac St. Jules Source: Facebook,  Instagram

We have been waiting for winter and it is here! The ice is building and with very cold weather coming things are going to go OFF! Next weekend should bring great conditions to most climbing areas. This was Solo's first...

On the day of the Black Dike ascent on October 19th, I was in Huntington Ravine to scope out what, if anything, had formed after only two days of below freezing temperatures.  I chose a winding line up Yale...

The first ascent of the Black Dike on Cannon Cliff each year has always been the herald of the new ice season.  This year, it came early and swift! Yesterday morning, Majka Burhardt and Alexa Siegel worked their way up the...

Well things are shaping up, again. It has been two weeks since the major melt down and the ice climbs are forming and there is plenty of great climbing.  We now have more ice to climb than before the...

It's the Start of December The time when the sun begins to rise, it's nearly set.  The nights are long and cold and the days are short and cold.  It's the best time to catch the mountain gullies with abundant ice...

Conditions Report! October 12-14, 2014 Some years you find ice to climb in October, other years you are hiking in your underwear. The weather started out cold on our trip and we were hopeful, but this was not an ice climbing year. We...

It was an excellent day above tree line on Sunday.  Cool temps with a bluebird sky above and an undercast below.  Not to mention, evidence of the first overnight freeze of the season! There's nothing like a little rime ice...

(Featured image by rockytop) Climbers are getting out there and posting ice condition reports and photos.  Here's a quick recap of the latest from all over the Northeast.  Ice routes in the upper elevations are doing well and things down...