The Newest Member of the NEice Air Fleet - SOLO AERIAL VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN A BACKPACK Solo does more than just get cool aerial shots: It gives me a full Cinematic toolkit in the software — "an automatic crane, dolly, jib, boom, slider, tripod and, of course, helicopter". Now I can concentrate on filming and what the camera sees and let Solo from 3DR do the real...

Axe Cam!

The helmet cam?  That's old news! NEice brings you video from Lake Willoughby... like you've never seen before!   Many thanks to Chris Thomas for the idea of the Axe Cam and the first prototypes The Climb: Float Like A Butterfly (Land Like A Tomato). Lake Willoughby VT.

A Snowy Day

A Snowy Day
Solo Flown by Doug Millen

NEice takes to the air in Huntington Ravine

It was Easter weekend and what better way to spend it than with our friends at Harvard Cabin!  Packed in a sizable sled, the latest and greatest flying machine and it's components were headed up the trail Friday night, ready (or not!) for the job ahead.  The weather and snow conditions were superb for climbing and skiing in the...

How to complete an Abalakov – aka V-Thread – without your hooker

Tip of the Week  from Rockies Ice Specialists Inc. How to complete an Abalakov - aka V-Thread - without your hooker. I used 8mm cord in this video but 7mm cord will usually pull through more easily. Make sure your bored holes criss-cross instead of meeting at the ends. Rockies Ice Specialists Inc.

Smuggs Ice Bash 2014 – Recap

Smugglers Notch Ice Bash kicked off with an awesome evening at Petra Cliffs!  There was an great line up of competitors ready to crush the route set by Matt McCormick and Peter Kamitses. There's no where else in the Northeast you can go to see this kind of show! The Dry Tool Competition Winners Womens 1st - Alexa Siegel 2nd - Andrea Charest 3rd...

The UP Footage: First Takes

It all started one night just this past October over a couple of beers. We looked at the 'Mammut 150 Years Peak Project: Trango Towers' video which used radio control helicopters to capture amazing aerial climbing footage. After the two-minute video was over, Doug looked at me and said, "Hey, we can do that!" If it had been anyone...

Wolverine – The first WI 11 in ice climbing

Read more here... Video by Wiktor Skupinski / Latitude Films Source: Black Diamond Equipment / Vimeo

The Peach (WI5 M8)

BD athlete Raphael Slawinski makes first ascent of The Peach (WI 5 M8), a multi-pitch, bolt-free mixed line in the Canadian Rockies. by The Black Diamond Crew Black Diamond athlete Raph Slawinski has climbed ice all over the Canadian Rockies from fat ice flows to desperate mixed lines, bagging tons of first ascents along the way. Recently he teamed up with...

Desert Ice – Ice climbing in Zion National Park, Utah.

Scott Adamson, Jesse Huey, Angela VanWiemeersch and Pete Takeda find some amazing ice to climb in Zion National Park, Utah. This was an unbelievable find. "Considered by many as one of the most important recent ice climbing discoveries in North America" - Planet Mountain   Desert Ice - Ice climbing in Zion National Park, Utah Source: YouTube / Planet Mountain Created for Arc'teryx...