Mountainfest Report 2010

The 14th annual Adirondack International Mountainfest was held on January 15-17, 2010. This year’s event featured a slide show by blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer and world-class alpinist Steve House.  Steve is traveling the Northeast promoting his new book "Beyond The...

Flying High over the 20th ADK Mountainfest

Solo had a great time at the 20th ADK Mountainfest and captured some spectacular images. His first trip to the Adirondacks and he can't wait to return. Many thanks to The Mountaineer and Rock and River for all the hospitality. Also see a Photo Recap of the...

2017 – Northeast Ice Festivals

Well the ice season is upon us and the Northeast Ice Festivals will be here before we know it. Here are the latest dates for the 2016-2017 Ice Season. Mark your calendars and sign up early! Jan.13-15, 2017 - Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival,...

Smuggs Ice Bash Wrap-Up – 2015

  The Smuggs Ice Bash in Smugglers Notch VT was too much fun! It gets bigger and better every year. So let's get right down to it. Friday night's Kick-off Party and Dry Tool Competition at Petra Cliffs was a blast. DJ Kanganade was...

Mt Washington Backcountry Ski Festival

March 11-12, 2017 Presented by The North Face The first annual Mt Washington Backcountry Ski Festival is a gathering in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for backcountry skiers & riders of all abilities. While geared towards backcountry skiers and snowboarders,...

The 21st Annual ADK Mountainfest

Mark your Calendars! January 13-15, 2017 Mountainfest 2017 has an excellent line-up of speakers this year including Patagonia athlete Kelly Cordes, Rab athlete Scott Bennett and Black Diamond athlete Kevin Mahoney. Patagonia Worn Wear will be hanging out in the shop during Mountainfest weekend...

Smuggs Ice Bash 2017

11th Annual Smuggs Ice Bash January 20-22, 2017 Kick-off party | Drytooling Competition | Clinics | Slideshows & Speaker Presentation | Raffle | Camaraderie! Free gear demos from the industries leading brands, clinics for the beginner to advanced climbers, multimedia slideshows by...

2017 Mt. Washington Valley Ice Fest

We are getting so PSYCHED!!! The Largest Ice Fest in the Northeast is this Weekend! Since its inception, 24 years ago, this event has been one of the biggest and most well known ice climbing events in the Northeast. Feb. 3rd-5th, 2017 North...

Smuggs Ice Bash 2014 – Recap

Smugglers Notch Ice Bash kicked off with an awesome evening at Petra Cliffs!  There was an great line up of competitors ready to crush the route set by Matt McCormick and Peter Kamitses. There's no where else in the...

Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic

 The Mountaineer and Whiteface Mountain are combing forces to unleash the Inaugural Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic! This is a benefit event, all proceeds from the Ski Mountaineering Classic will be donated to NYSEF and The Keene Valley Ski Club. When: Sunday March 12th...