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TRAINING FOR THE NEW ALPINISM

Book Review by Don Mellor October 2014 I just finished reading Training for the New Alpinism, and I’m feeling equal parts inspired, enlightened, and useless. It’s a book that does just what it promises: it explains in scientific detail what it takes to...

Paradox Sports Returns to North Conway

The Third Annual Adaptive Ice Climbing Event Its called Paradox Ice - we're taking 20 athletes with physical disabilities ice climbing at Cathedral Ledge. Dates: Friday, Feb 7 to Sunday Feb 9, 2014 Boulder, CO – Paradox Sports is pleased to announce...

Mt Washington Valley Ice Fest Recap – 2015

They save the best for last. The biggest Ice Fest in the Northeast was incredible this year. My only regret was that there was not enough time to do all I wanted, and not enough time to be with...

More Power!

Meet WooKong 3.0 The Beast of the NEice Fleet - Built to meet the demands of flying, photographing and filming in the winter weather of the Northeast. After two winters of  building, flying and filming with RC helicopters, I have learned a lot and...

Catskill Ice Festival 2015

The 17th Annual Catskill Ice Festival January 30, 31, February 1, 2, 2015 This year again they will have multiple clinics on all the skills and techniques you need to get out on ice - from basic skills, to dry-tooling, to...

The Technical Traverse

Michael Wejchert, Ryan Driscoll, and Justin Guarino take New Hampshire's presidential range traverse to a whole new level. by Michael Wejchert I pulled over on the side of the trail: a spot I usually stop with clients to enjoy a lunch break on the...

Baxter – Fall 2014

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...

Four Rings of Saturn

A new climb on Gothics East Face Four Rings of Saturn - NEI 4 / 235' Adirondacks NY   Location - Satellite Image FA: Kevin MacKenzie & Matt Dobbs - March 7, 2015 Though everything in the backcountry is alluring, a few places and features intrigue me more...

Solo’s First Trip to “The Lake”

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...

Flying High at the 23rd Annual MWV Ice Fest 2016

Photos by Solo, Guided by Doug Millen More photos and information on this event can be found here...https://www.facebook.com/mwvIceFest/