Acadia National Park, ME
Well you don't have to travel to Helmcken Falls, Canada to climb "Spray Ice". You just need the right weather and timing.
Report from Josh Hurst
"Ian and Owen found found some spray ice after the blizzard on...
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...
NEI 5+R/X, M-fun, 450-500 ft
FA 3/9/11 - Ian Osteyee & Bill Simes
"Basically no gear on the first pitch until the topout ledge, then just a 10cm screw. Similar to Stingray but no anchor to clip halfway up. They...