Arethusa Falls

Solo looking for Ice at Arethusa Falls

Passion for Ice Climbing

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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...

Time Lapse Photography in the White Mountains

Time lapse photography has quickly become an obsession of mine. I want to timelapse everything. I thought at first that anything in time lapse would be interesting, but I'm learning what makes for a dramatic scene and likewise, finding out the lack of certain elements can make for a dull scene. This time of year I feel can be somewhat...

Will Gadd – Ice Climbing

Marble Canyon   ARC'TERYX Will Gadd Ice Climbing in Marble Canyon from ARC'TERYX on Vimeo.Arc'teryx athlete Will Gadd climbs a thin ice pillar in beautiful Marble Canyon, British Columbia. Find out more about Will Gadd on his Arc'teryx page:

The Tooth Traverse

Here are some pieces of the attempts Zack Smith, Freddie Wilkinson and myself, Renan Ozturk, have put into climbing the 'Tooth Traverse' of the Ruth Gorge, AK. The Tooth Traverse from Camp 4 Collective on Vimeo.

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...

The Bingo Pillar

by Chris Alstrin -The Bingo Pillar is a rarely formed WI 6 pillar of ice located in Hyalite Canyon, MT.Craig Pope during the 2011 Bozeman Ice Festival solos the delicate ice. During his climb Craig shares his feelings on soloing and why he enjoys climbing.   Source: Vimeo, chris Alstrin  

Beyond Good and Evil

This climb was first put up in 1992 by Andy Parkin and Mark Twight. "Twenty years later, it is still a benchmark for aspiring high-end mixed climbers in the Alps" - Published on Oct 1, 2014 "In the house of pain, we were chained together searching for our truth, beyond good and evil". This quote from Nietzsche inspired Andy Parkin...


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