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...
The Black Dike 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...

And here we go! "Thin ice, delicate climbing, and the nastiest spin drift I've ever experienced made for a decent October solo of Pinnacle. Have at it folks. Just bring some fancy footwork." - Zac St. Jules Source: Facebook,  Instagram

March 17, 2016 Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Happy St. Paddy's Day! In celebration, The white mountains have been turned green! But, don't worry, there is still plenty of skiing and climbing to be had before we let all the ice fall down....

March 3, 2016 The Harvard Cabin, Huntington Ravine, Mt. Washington NH Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, How's everybody doing? I'm sure you're all equally as frustrated with the yoyo-like weather we've been dealing with here in eastern North America. It seems like there have...

January 21, 2016 Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Howdy, y'all! I trust everyone is enjoying the political climate developing in the lead-up to the 2016 US Presidential Election. After seven years of mildly entertaining (boring, maybe even depressing) politics in the good ol'...

"A minute or two later I heard a rumble and glanced up to the choke to see a size-able amount of snow come flying by. I yelled “Avalanche” multiple times as I tried to keep a visual on the...

01-12-2016 by Tim Farr Smuggs Ice Bash 2016 - Petra Cliffs The ice in Smugglers Notch is building fast! With the Smuggs Ice Bash taking place in a little over a week, January 22-24th, there should be plenty of ice and...

New Hampshire The beginning of this ice season has been anything but consistent. We've had thigh deep snow topping out of Huntington Ravine in October followed up by spring-like temperatures on the high summits for weeks with only splashes of...

On the day of the Black Dike ascent on October 19th, I was in Huntington Ravine to scope out what, if anything, had formed after only two days of below freezing temperatures.  I chose a winding line up Yale...
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