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...

Well things are shaping up, again. It has been two weeks since the major melt down and the ice climbs are forming and there is plenty of great climbing.  We now have more ice to climb than before the...

Ah! The conditions are getting better and I am back to my normal state, once again, at "The Lake".   Below are a few condition photos from our trip to Lake Willoughby VT on Saturday December 13, 2014. Plenty of challenging...

It's the Start of December The time when the sun begins to rise, it's nearly set.  The nights are long and cold and the days are short and cold.  It's the best time to catch the mountain gullies with abundant ice...

Let's get right to it!  More noteworthy news coming out of Cannon Cliff again this weekend! Jeff Previte and Matt Ritter made the second ascent of Prozac on the Omega Wall this past Friday.  The mixed route, finishing right of...

From Cannon Cliff to Crawford Notch and Beyond New Hampshire It's game on in the higher elevations this week!  Lines formed in Pinnacle Gully and other gullies in Huntington saw some action too, including Odells and Yale.  We even had our first minor...

The Season is On! Let's take a look at the conditions and reports from this past weekend across the Northeast and go over what to expect for the coming weekend. New Hampshire In Tuckerman Ravine, we saw a couple of climbers lingering around as we headed up...

By Courtney Ley I've been inflicted by a disease.  It leaves my muscles constantly sore, my body screaming for sleep and my family and friends worried about my mental stability.   I become antsy and unable to sit idle for too...

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...
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