Central Buttress – Mt. Washington NH

Just thought I'd fire a cool shot your way to get the early season psych up. That's a new route on Central Buttress that Ryan Driscoll starting working on last year. He, Michael Wejchert and I went up there yesterday...

It’s about Time, Where have you Been?

Winter is finally headed our way Last weeks warm weather took it's toll. On Saturday conditions looked worse than the week before. But on Sunday, with a night of below freezing temps the ice is starting to form again. There is plenty of...
Layering 101

Layering 101

Dialing in your Alpine System for Optimal Performance and Protection The Three Layer System Your comfort and even survival in the backcountry is highly dependent on your layering system. Since a single piece of apparel cannot do the job, many different...

The Expected and Unexpected of Early Season

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...
The Black Dike 10-26-16

The Dike – She GO! 10-26-16

The Black Dike Cannon Cliff, Franconia State Park NH October 26, 2016 Peter Doucette and Keith Sidle found just enough winter on Cannon cliff today to climb "The Black Dike". They found thin, wet and bonded ice with just enough gear to get...
Ice Climbers Guide to Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Ice Guide – 2nd Edition

Available online for Free! Roger Fage has refined and updated his Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Guide and has generously put it online for free! You can download it here in PDF form. This guide will help you find the more than 200 routes...

The Season in Review – 2015-2016

19785,19739,19728,19707,19561,19471,19236 Just Enough to Survive http://neice.com/ice-climbing-conditions/novrations/ Solo http://neice.com/up/solo/ What the Fuck! http://neice.com/ice-climbing-conditions/december-update-what-the-fk/ The Last Printing Ever http://neice.com/news/ice-climbers-guide-to-northern-new-england/  "The Lake" http://neice.com/featured-stories/solos-first-trip-to-the-lake/ It's an "Ice Bash http://neice.com/events/smuggs-ice-bash-2016/  Let it Snow http://neice.com/up/a-snowy-day/ Flight into Emerald City http://neice.com/featured-stories/flight-into-emerald-city/ Some Nasal Drip http://neice.com/e-guide/tri-scam-to-quartz-crack-to-post-nasal-drip/ Mountainfest! http://neice.com/ice-climbing-conditions/flying-high-over-the-20th-adk-mountainfest/ The Devil Is In The Details http://neice.com/e-guide/the-devil-is-in-the-details-in-the-catskill-mountains-of-ny/ Ice Fest! https://www.facebook.com/mwvIceFest/ Dropline http://neice.com/featured-stories/drop-line/ One Bad Ass Climber http://neice.com/news/the-robert-and-miriam-underhill-award-2016/ Up, Up and Away http://neice.com/featured-stories/solo-at-the-lake/ By Tooth and Claw http://neice.com/featured-stories/19616/ The Wildest Pitch of Ice He has Ever Known http://www.willmayo.us/the-lion-the-witch-and-the-wardrobe-wi7-m12-traditional-chapter-1/ Blue Lines 2 http://neice.com/news/blue-lines-2/ The...

A Solo Winter

Winter came late, and not the best of winters, but I had a ton of fun flying my new drone. Here are some of my best video clips that I shot last fall/winter with my new Drone, "Solo!"
Lake Lake Willoughby VT

Solo at “The Lake”

UP! Solo climbs the Last Gentleman, Promenade and China Shop on a sunny day in January. "The Lake" always delivers. A birds eye view of "The Lake" and The Last Gentleman amphitheater, like you have never seen before! - View Full Screen...

By Tooth and Claw

A new climb in the remote Panther Gorge, Adirondacks NY by Kevin MacKenzie By Tooth and Claw (WI4) Panther Gorge, Adirondacks NY Date: January 30, 2016 Climbers: Kevin MacKenzie, Bill Schneider & Devin Farkas Duration/Mileage/Elevation Gain: 15.75 hours /18+ miles /5,300 feet Approach: 8.5 miles from the Garden Trailhead, Keene...