Kevin Mahoney

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...

DROPLINE

Frankenstein Cliff, Crawford Notch NH Solo captures Jonathan Baldassare leading "Drop Line"(WI5), Frankenstein Cliff, Crawford Notch NH during the 23rd Annual Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest Video by Solo, flown by Doug Millen
BD Recall notice

VOLUNTARY RECALL OF BD CARABINERS AND QUICKDRAWS

Black Diamond Equipment Carabiners Salt Lake City, Utah (February 4, 2016) - Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), voluntarily issued a recall, subject to user inspection, of carabiners/quickdraws because of the possibility of...
The Devils Kitchen

The Devil is in the Details

The Catskill Mountains of NY Access Press Release 1-30-2016 The Devil's Kitchen of Platte Clove, NY has been donated to the state of New York to be included as part of Catskill Park, for future generations to access and enjoy. Elka Park, New...

Tri-Scam to Quartz Crack to Post Nasal Drip

Great Climbing at the 10th Annual Smuggs Ice Bash Photos From Solo Photos: Matt McCormick on the 4th pitch of a rock route called "Quartz Crack", a bit of a classic in Smuggs. Matt linked it up with what he and Peter Doucette...

Harvard Cabin Report 1-21-16

January 21, 2016 Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Howdy, y'all! I trust everyone is enjoying the political climate developing in the lead-up to the 2016 US Presidential Election. After seven years of mildly entertaining (boring, maybe even depressing) politics in the good ol'...

Avalanche in the Chute 1/17/2016

"A minute or two later I heard a rumble and glanced up to the choke to see a size-able amount of snow come flying by. I yelled “Avalanche” multiple times as I tried to keep a visual on the...

Harvard Cabin Open for the Season – 2015/16

A sure sign that the winter season has started!  Greetings Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Bet you were wondering when you'd see another cabin update. I know because I found a few inquires in a dusty corner of my inbox...sorry I didn't get...

Winds crush ice climbing tower in Bozeman

With the North American championships only weeks away the organizers scramble to repair the newly constructed tower damaged by strong winds on Wednesday. “Financially, this is a big blow,” he said. “We were trying to go bigger this year. We wanted to...

The KRONOS is HERE!

THE KRONOS, THE WORLD'S FIRST 'T' RATED TECHNICAL ICE CLIMBING TOOL MADE OF WOOD "Just amazing, a 'T' RATED wood ice tool. The future is here!" - Doug Millen Fellow Ice Climbers, We are extremely proud to finally release the KRONOS Wood...