2017 – Northeast Ice Festivals

Well the ice season is upon us and the Northeast Ice Festivals will be here before we know it. Here are the latest dates for the 2016-2017 Ice Season. Mark your calendars and sign up early! Jan.13-15, 2017 - Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival,...

Amateur Photo Contest

Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest - Amateur Photo Contest January 1st to January 31st, 2010 Share your adventures, win cool shwagg, and get published with Rock & Ice! Participants may submit up to 15 photos (taken from January 1st to January 31st,...

Floods and Deep Snow

Spring is coming! And with spring weather comes certain opportunities .....get ready! Heavy rains hit hard in the south and deep snow (2-3 ft) in north west of our region. More heavy rain on the way, even on Mt. Washington. The...

"Power of Light"

Petzl, the originator of the modern headlamp, today announced the launch of a global “Power of Light” Photo/Video contest, in line with the launch of the new series of Tikka2 and Zipka2 headlamps. A jury of international filmmakers and photographers,...

Harvard Cabin – Work Weekend

October 14-16, 2016 You're Invited! - Click Here to Sign-Up Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Hope everyone had fun and safe summer season. Marcia and I are currently traveling east towards New Hampshire. Having left Moab, Utah a few days ago we are on...

The Spirit of Adventure, Franconia Notch

Cannon, The Common Thread When most climbers think of the climbing in Franconia Notch, one route immediately comes to the forefront of thought and discussion. This route has earned the reputation, colorful descriptions and epics that it has induced. In...

Ice Bash Report 2010

News Report Report from ch3  / WCAX.com NEice Forum Report "Thanks Bert, for another great Ice Bash. Although the temps were a bit chilly the sunshine was sweet, and the evening events at the Brewski were a blast. I took a headcount...

Mountainfest 2011

The 15th annual Adirondack International Mountainfest takes place January 14-16, 2011 (this weekend!). This year’s event will kick off with a slide show by Freddie Wilkinson on Friday night. Saturday’s speaker will be renowned Exum guide and mountaineer Mark...
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The Robert and Miriam Underhill Award 2016

January 15, 2016, Golden, CO—The American Alpine Club (AAC) announced its 2016 award recipients. Every year the AAC recognizes outstanding achievements in conservation, climbing, and service to the climbing community. This year the awards were presented during the AAC's Annual Benefit...

Endangered Species

Video Endangered Species from Matt McCormick on Vimeo. On Friday January, 14. Bayard Russell, Matt Horner and I climbed a line on the "Big Wall" section of Poko-Moonshine in the Adirondacks. The line paralleled the legendary Jeff Lowe route Gorillas in...