Scottish Winter

Arch Enemy - Scottish V,5... it should be pretty moderate with good gear. 2 hours, 150 feet, one stopper, one shitty spectre at 80 feet threatening to torque out of the crack if it takes a fall, and a...

Big Wall Fun in Baxter

by Doug Millen We arrived in Millinocket early Saturday evening with bare ground showing but woke to snow plows and about 2 inches of fluffy snow. Not good sledding snow to cover the gravel road that would take us to...

The Great Gulf

THE GREAT GULF by Courtney Ley The Great Gulf.  There could be no other name for it.  When I look at it from the vantage point of Mt Clay, I imagine the walls of this giant cirque begin to expand suddenly,...

Huntington Dreams

By Courtney Ley   It was dawn.  Admittedly, there was some anxiety.  I was well aware I was alone.  The winds blew crystallized snow in my face at a high rate of speed, accompanied by the occasional gust with enough force...

The Wilford Finish

Peter Doucette &  Michael Wejchert refusing to give up winter! " The alarm went off at 5:30 a.m. "UNNGH!!!!" Staggering downstairs, I pushed aside empty PBR cans and groped for the french press. The high school themed party (I never thought I'd dress...

Never Stay Home – Erik Eisele

" At 11 a.m. this morning my (non-climbing) plans for the day fell apart. I suddenly had five hours of daylight but no objective or partner. "Perfect," I thought, "a chance to wrestle with the art of climbing firsthand. An opportunity to...

The Season of the Witch

Tricks and Treats The first ice climb of the season is an eventful day for all of us. As fortune would have it, every year over the last decade, I’ve found good ice in the month of October. And over...

Early Season Luck On Katahdin – 2

 Photos from our Trip Photos by Doug Millen & Alan Cattabriga

Early Season Luck On Katahdin – 1

Piggy-Wiggy Katahdin, Maine 10-13-2012 Photos by Doug Millen & Alan Cattabriga

Road Trip – Newfoundland Ice 2012

by Michael Wejchert Newfoundland Ice "Walt Nichol, man of few understandable words, slows the snowmobile to a stop about twenty feet form my battered Toyota Corolla and I jump out. For the third time in as many days, Alden Pellett, Ryan...