Cathedral's Last Gasp, or not!

The winter is waining and the lower elevation climbs have their days numbered but Erick Eisele and Peter Doucette are still getting after it on Cathedral Ledge NH. - Sunday March 4, 2012 Click photos to enlarge   Double V — much harder...

Mountainfest 2012 Wrap-up

The Adirondack Mountainfest 2012,  Keene NY Sunday, January 15 Once again, the Adirondack Mountainfest was a great combination of  people, places and the thing we love..... climbing ice.  First of all many thanks go out to the folks and the venue...

Katahdin Tales

Mt. Katahdin, Baxter State Park ME 11/30 - 12/6/11 By Alan Cattabriga Katahdin, late November.  Doug, Fred, Chris and I are booked. All our friends thought we were nuts. I think the Baxter State Park Rangers did too.  I guess I don't...

Unfinished Business…

Cannon and I have a checkered past: I've backed off of more routes there than I've finished.  I've crawled my way down the talus after spraining my ankle.  Many consider consider Cannon their go to crag... for me, knowing...

Halloween 2011 – Trick or Treat?

A Rare Treat in New England Leaves Winter Enthusiasts Wondering if it was Really a Mean Trick....  Article by Rich Palatino  It was only slightly over a week ago that I found myself sitting above Reppy's Crack. While bringing up my...

Agawa Canyon Ice

The Ice of Agawa Canyon (Eastern Shore of Lake Superior) by Shaun Parent My first trip into Agawa Canyon was some 25 years ago on December 27, 1986 when Chris Lloyd and I ventured into the area for a week long...

The Evolution Traverse

by Alan Cattabriga For almost two years this climb has been occupying space in my head, this Evolution Traverse and for that same amount of time, almost everything I've done in the mountains of the northeast has been geared to...

Alaska Range 2010

Trip Report by Pcooke The GPS on the DeHaviland Otter we’re flying is showing “Danger – Terrain Ahead” in white letters on a red background. It’s the type of message that usually serves as a precursor to slamming into the...

Erik Weihenmayer Climbs Ben Nevis

by Ian Osteyee Adirondack Mountain Guides Blind Climber Erik Weihenmayer had a couple of talks to give in London, so he decided that it was a good time to visit Scotland and climb the legendary Ben Nevis. The blind climber may...

Mt.Webster, more than easy Gully's

Trip Report Crawford Notch,  NH - North Conway Ice Fest Weekend By Alan Cattabriga I spent four days in the Saco River Valley last wk. and climbed on Mt. Webster everyday, it's an awesome, complex climbing area with ton's of fun...