Festiglace Pont-Rouge 2020

Competition Results & Photos

Pierre-Alexandra Keller climbing strong through the first overhang and continuing on to take 1st place.

Pierre-Alexandra Keller climbing strong through the first overhang and continuing on to take 1st place.

Results – Exhibition / Pro Competition

1st place – Pierre-Alexandra Keller / 07:45

2nd place – Dennis Van Hoek / 10:06

3rd place – Nathan Kutcher / 14:39

  • See full results below
Pierre making the clip after exiting the ice cave.

Pierre making the clip after exiting the ice cave.

Pierre-Alexandra Keller - 1st Place

Pierre-Alexandra Keller – 1st Place

The Winners of the Exhibition / Pro Competition. (L-R) Nathan, Pierre, and Dennis.

The Winners of the Exhibition / Pro Competition. (L-R) Nathan (2nd), Pierre (1st), and Dennis (3rd).

Pierre establishing himself after pulling the last overhang

Pierre establishing himself on the steep ice after pulling the last overhang

Nathan Kutcher pulling through the big ice roof and into the cave

Nathan Kutcher pulling through the big ice roof and into the cave. Despite losing a tool higher up, Nathan was still able to complete the route. Nathan took 3rd place and one of only 4 climbers to complete the route. Never give up! You never know what is possible until you try. Way to go Nathan!

It was one of the warmer competitions I can remember and Marianne Van Der Steen took full advantage of the warm weather. Marianne came in 4th overall. She commented that

It was one of the warmer competitions I can remember and Marianne Van Der Steen took full advantage of the warm weather. Marianne came in 4th overall. She commented that “the climbing in the world cup was easy compared to this route”.

The Exhibition / Pro Competition route

The Exhibition / Pro Competition route

Dennis-Van-Hoek getting ready for a figure 4 to pull the overhang and into the ice cave.

Dennis-Van-Hoek getting ready for a figure 4 to pull the overhang and into the ice cave. Dennis took 2 place here and 2nd place in the Speed Comp. He is one to watch.

The Full Competition Results

Source: @festiglacepontrouge

Ice Enduro

Rank / Name / Points

1 Pierre-Alexandre Keller 379
2 Will Mayo 364
3 D Plammondon 355
3 Dennis from corner 355
4 François Marcotte 338
5 Nathan Kutcher 317
6 Morgan Salmon 311
7 Jean-François Girard 268
8 Marianne Van Der Steen 223
9 Louis-Philippe Ménard 216
10 Jérôme St-Michel 193
11 Rebecca Lewis 190
12 Zac St Jules 186
13 Marcus Garcia 185
14 Davis Bouffard 180
15 Sam Beaugey 179
16 Charlotte Barre 145
17 Anna Pfaff 132
18 Sergei Klochko 130
19 Manu Pellissier 107
20 Tyler Kempney 57
21 Milan Pellissier 54
22 Alexandre Pittin 47
23 Chad Dokken 0

Exhibition / Pro route

Route created by Benoit Dubois and François Bédard 

Rank  / Name / Time

1 Pierre-Alexandre Keller 7: 45
2 Dennis Van Hoek 10: 06
3 Nathan Kutcher 14: 39
4 Marianne Van Der Steen 16: 39
5 D Plammondon 18: 08
6 Emile Couture Michaud Fall
7 Marcus Garcia Fall
8 Jean-François Girard Fall
9 François Marcotte Fall
10 Louis-Philippe Ménard Fall
11 Sam Beaugey Fall
12 Morgan Salmon Fall
13 Will Mayo Fall

Speed pro

Rank / Name  / Time (s)

1 David Bouffard 9: 95
2 Dennis Van Hoek 11: 56
3 Marcus Garcia 13: 55
4 Sam Beaugey 24: 56
5 Milan Pellissier 25: 02
6 Manu Pellissier 28: 41
7 Marianne Van Der Steen 30: 54

Technical amateur competition

Rank / Name / Time (s)

1 Emile Couture Michaud 5: 54
2 Martin Lessieur 6: 18
3 Jean-François Beaulieu 7: 08

Sarah Bouckoms and Don Dobbs, part of the NEice Pont-Rouge crew served as judges for the day.

Sarah Bouckoms and Don Dobbs, part of the NEice Pont-Rouge crew served as judges for the day. It’s volunteers like Sarah and Don that make Festiglace possible.

http://www.festiglace.org

Photos by Doug Millen (c) NEice.com

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