Possibly the hardest mixed route in the Catskills
FA Matt McCormick 2/22/10
"On my first attempt of the day on the new route I made it all the way to the ice before elbowing my ice tool out of a hook...
Bayard Russell & Matt McCormick
were crushing it in the "Dacks" during Mountainfest
True to Mountainfest tradition of establishing new climbs, Matt McCormick and Bayard Russell opened up "The Bossman" (M9) on the High Falls Crag in Wilmington Notch. This section...
"it was impressive, the final roof suiting his style of climbing - extra burly pull-ups"
The route is between Cocaine and the Wrath of the Valkyrie.
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Source: Bayard Russell
The Bethel Crag
by Josh Hurst / Photos by Eric Eisele and Ian Austin
Finally got the job done! Super psyched! We called it Silent Spring, M12
The real praise goes to Ian who was a patient driver and belayer for the...
Lake Willoughby, VT
Moody Aunt Ruby (WI 6 R/X, 110M) - Will Mayo, Joe Szot & Ian Boyer
Across the Lake on Mt. Hor, Joe Szot, Ian Boyer and I climbed the ethereal yellow icicles that hang from those compact limestone...
Poke-O-Moonshine - Adirondacks, NY
"Premature Birth" WI5, M6 - Joe Szot & Ian Boyer
Joe Szot established this new line right of Mid-Life Crisis just before the sixth annual Adirondack MountainFest. With little ice around Joe was definitely working out side...