Road Trip – Newfoundland Ice 2012

Mike Wejchert climbing in Newfoundland
Michael Wejchert leading out of the belay ledge on a WI5 pitch of an 800-foot route in Gros Morne Park, Newfoundland. Windy and snowing hard – Alden Pellett (click to enlarge)

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 Stefiuk and I thank Walt and step out of his cedar sleigh. We’ve all agreed before we’ve hit the beer store: the past three days of climbing in Newfoundland have been the best consecutive days in the mountains we’ve ever had…..”

Read the whole report on his blog,

 “Michael Wejchert put together an awesome trip report about our little Newfoundland adventure last month. It can be found at his blog Far North. Expect big things from this youngster.” – Ryan Stefiuk

See more on their trip at Ryans website Bigfoot Mountain Guides with a post titled – The west Coast

More photos on  – Newfoundland and the NEice Cover Shot 2-14-12

Source : NEice photo post, Alden Pellett, Michael Wejchert & Ryan Stefiuk
Feature Photo: With the sea rocking below, Michael Wejchert finds his way to the bottom of the route in Cox Cove, Newfoundland. Photo by Ryan Stefiuk



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