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...
By Matt Ritter
From the exposed ledges of the Whitney Gilman Ridge it would call to me. I’d snap seemingly random photographs and stare distractedly. I’d remind myself that as a guide I should remain focused. The giant corner system...
The holiday came early for Matt Ritter this year. He and partner Jim Shimberg established a new route on Cannon Cliff this past Monday! And that's not all. Hungry for more, Matt returned yesterday with Michael Wejchert and put...
The First Ascent of Cryokinesis
Ray Rice’s airborne antics folded him nearly in half and brought him to a halt not so far above Cathedral Ledge’s Blueberry Terrace in January 2010. “Walking”, or “climbing it off", as was the case,...
Mount Webster, Crawford Notch NH
"The line runs right up the obvious overhanging face, although it isn't the diagonaling crack. On the right side of the face is a straight-up-and-down crack. The ice at the start is obscured as well....
Lake Willoughby Vermont
Astro Turf (IV M9, WI 4+ R) - Matt McCormick and Josh Hurst
On Saturday Jan 7, 2005, Josh Hurst and I climbed a new route in the central section of Mt. Pisgah. “Astro Turf” start as for...
New Epic Lines on Cannon
Among the ancient Greek legends, it is impossible to separate the tales of Icarus, Daedalus, and the Minotaur. The same is true of their namesakes on Cannon. The legacy of these bold lines on Cannon...
Road Warrior - M8
Lake Willoughby, VT
FA: 01-25-12 Ryan Brooks and Josh Hurst
"Road Warrior is hands down the best mixed route I’ve been on at Lake Willoughby" - Josh
Rack: Standard rock rack including two #3 Camalots and three ½” cams, no...
New mixed climb at Trollville - "Seams Thin" M6
Location: Trollville (Duck's Head), Jackson NH
Peter Doucette & Erik Eisele
Date: January 2012
- Photos from the climb. Peter Doucette climbing. Click photo to enlarge.
Gear: No bolts but five pins. And the rack is pretty...
Frankenstein Cliff, Crawford Notch NH
Pole Dance- NEI 5
FA: December 17, 2010
Kevin Mahoney, Bayard Russell & Matt McCormick
"After an exciting afternoon on the ground dodging missiles in the south facing sun, "Pole Dance" went down. This new route at Frankenstein is...