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...

Ouray 2014 – Elite Mixed Climbing Competition

The annual Elite Mixed Climbing Competition was held Saturday, January 11 at the Ouray Ice Festival in front of a record crowd of enthusiastic spectators. Only three competitors completed the challenging route to the top! 2014 Ouray Ice Festival - Elite Mixed Climbing Competition from Outside Adventure Media on Vimeo. Results of the 2014 Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Comp: Top 5...

Don't Frachia New York

Some cool mixed climbing. Source: Jason Hurwitz - Facebook  /  clammchrush - Youtube

Ouray Ice Festival – 2014

The Biggest Ice Festival in North America is happening this weekend, January 9th – 12th, 2014! Start making your plans now for the 19th annual Ouray Ice Festival! Schedule of Events The Ouray Ice Park is one of the premier ice climbing destinations in the world. But the amazing walls of ice are not just the work of Mother Nature. The Park is...

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...

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...

Athlete Profile: Erik Eisele

A day out with local Bartlett resident Erik Eisele. On this day he and Scott Bubnis climbed Diagnol on Cathedral Ledge, North Conway NH. We previously showed the time lapse of this great winter climb. Here is a look at the climber himself and great footage of the climb. Look for more of Eriks climbing on his blog Shades of Granite Video by Dustin...

The Tooth Traverse

Here are some pieces of the attempts Zack Smith aspenexpeditions.com/i-Zack-Smith-103.html, Freddie Wilkinson thenamelesscreature.com/ and myself, Renan Ozturk, rockmonkeyart.com have put into climbing the 'Tooth Traverse' of the Ruth Gorge, AK. The Tooth Traverse from Camp 4 Collective on Vimeo.

Wolverine – The first WI 11 in ice climbing

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

Diagonal – Erik Eisele and Scott Bubnis

A time-lapse video of Diagonal, Cathedral Ledge NH Jan. 5, 2013   Video by Dustin Marshall Photography Sources: Youtube / shadesofgranite.blogspot.com / Erik Eisele