Getting ready for the comp.

Almost ready to go! Petra Cliffs indoor climbing comp Smuggs Ice Bash 2013


January 25-27, 2013 The ice is coming back with a vengeance!  With very cold weather building ice all week it should be a great weekend in the Notch! Look for NEice at the the parking lot at the entrance to the Notch...

Annual Agawa Canyon – Ice Climbers Festival 2013

The Agawa Canyon festival and reunion is a winter camping experience. Access is by train only. You can join us for a part of the festival…. See train schedule for days North/South and times. Tickets can be pre-purchased Reservation number is 1-800-242-9287 Purchase train tickets at (129 Bay Street, Downtown Sault Ste. Marie at Station Mall) Tell them that you’re heading to Mile 112 (roundtrip) Approx: $138.00 All attendees need to be self sufficient and bring their own camping equipment, clothes and food. - A heated/lighted prospector’s tent will be available for those that need to dry out VERY wet clothes and gear during the evening. There is plenty of camping sites in the main base camp. - Clinics are open to all ice climbers. Cost of clinics is by donation.

Icefest Events!

All the ice festivals have clinics suited to fit any aspect of the sport you desire to learn more of or try for the first time. Taught by local guides, these folks are not just good, they teach climbing the way it should be, FUN. If you're not there for the clinics, visit the many excellent sponsors and check out some new gear. Also the evenings have great food, dry tool comps, slideshows and are great way to meet new people and reconnect with old friends.

Fund Drive – December 2012

What would the ice climbing season be like without NEice?...Think about it! It's time for the year end Fund Drive. NEice is a community web site run by volunteers, but we still have hard costs to run and maintain the server and the related costs....

AAC Annual Benefit Dinner – March 2-3, 2012

American Alpine Club 2012 Annual Benefit Dinner in Boston Weekend focus is Partnership: Climbing through the Generations

Agawa Canyon Ice Festival – 14th Annual

14th Annual Agawa Ice Festival Join the gang from March 8th to March 11th 2012 at Mile 112 in Agawa Canyon This is an unique festival as it is without sponsors, slideshows, pubs or hot tubs. We all get off the...

Mount Washington Valley Ice Festival 2012

February 3rd - 5th 2012 The Mount Washington Valley Ice Festival is one of the premier climbing events in the country. Join us as we celebrate the adventure, the fun, and the camaraderie of ice climbing and winter mountaineering, here...

Smuggs Ice Bash 2012

2012 Alpinist/Smuggs Ice Bash - The 6th annual Smuggs Ice Bash – the local’s ice climbing festival at the foot of Smuggler’s Notch. We are working out the details of this year's Bash, be prepared for some great clinics, a wicked...

Mountainfest 2012

The 16th annual Adirondack International Mountainfest January 13-15, 2012 Mountainfest is an annual celebration of ice climbing and mountaineering, featuring guest athletes who entertain us with tales of climbing adventures, instructional clinics taught by visiting climbers and local guides, demo gear,...