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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 for some hot soup and a look at the NEice helicopters! Lets hope the flying weather is good! Hope to see you there.

Friday, January 25

Petra Cliffs Climbing Center, Burlington VT

6:00 – 10:00pm: Smuggs Ice Bash Kick-off Party
Drytooling Competition
Public Dyrtooling Demos
Anne Skidmore Photography Silent Auction
Alden Pellett Newfoundland Slideshow

Petra Cliffs Climbing Center
105 Briggs St., Burlington VT
(802) 657-3872

$5 entry, any further donation to the KISMET Rock Foundation or CRAG-VT appreciated!

Saturday, January 26

Breakfast available for purchase at The Mix Cafe & Bakery at the Smuggs Inn, open at 7am

Clinics 9am – 3:30pm

2-4pm: Free: Science of Ice Climbing Demo at “Frank’s Creation” aka Guide’s Wall

Aprés climb & dinner available at the Smuggs Tavern

Slideshow Presentation by Kevin Mahoney: First Ascents from New England to Alaska to Nepal; Free
6:00pm  at Smuggler’s Notch Inn & Tavern, 55 Church St., Jeffersonville VT

Raffle to benefit CRAG-VT

Sunday, January 27

Breakfast available for purchase at The Mix Cafe & Bakery at the Smuggs Inn, open at 7am

Clinics 9am – 3:30pm

Ice Bash wrap-up at the Smuggs Inn & Tavern

More info here…

Annual Agawa Canyon – Ice Climbers Festival 2013

The 15 th. Annual Agawa Canyon – Ice Climbers Festival & Reunion will take place March 7-10, 2013

Icefest Events!

The Ice Climbing Festivals are almost here!

Be sure to attend one, or all of them if you can!

NEice Ambassador, Guide & Owner of the Petra Cliffs, Andrea Charest will be at the Smuggs Bash &  MWV Icefest.
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Adirondack Mountain Fest – Jan 18-20, 2013

Smuggs Bash – Jan 25-27, 2013

Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest – Feb 1-3, 2013

Catskill Ice Festival – Feb 8-11, 2013

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. While sponsors and Google ads help,  it’s the viewer donations that make the difference.

If you like what we are doing and want us to expand our efforts and bring you the best there is in Northeast Ice Climbing. Contribute to the site and make a donation today.



$25.00 / Season is the standard donation. More is greatly appreciated

It’s Easy!

1. You can click the donation logo below to make a payment using PayPal. PayPal is secure and easy to use system for online payments.

2.You can also send a check payable to to the address below

PO Box 360

Bartlett, NH 03812-0360

 I would like to thank this seasons sponsors and supporters

The American Alpine Club
The Mountaineer
Alpine Web
Black Diamond
Outdoor Research
Mountain Tools
Boston AMC Mountaineering Committee
Members Donations

Thanks for your support!

~ Doug Millen

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