Smuggs Ice Bash 2019

The goal of the Smuggs Ice Bash is to promote the sport of ice climbing, to educate climbers, to exhibit and demo new gear, and to share a weekend of fun, challenge, and inspiration with other winter enthusiasts in one of Vermont’s most amazing places, Smuggler’s Notch.

Positive Thinking and The Waterfall

Angel Eyes goes for a flight at Poko during the 2019 Adirondack Mountaineering Festival.


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ADK Mountainfest 2019

This premiere Adirondack outdoor adventure event runs through the weekend, featuring the latest and greatest demo gear to test for free, evening climbing presentations by elite athletes, fun instructive clinics on ice climbing ranging from easy to very hard.

Apex Predator

Kevin MacKenzie, aka “MudRat” of www.adirondackmountaineering.com gives us a tour of “Apex Predator” in the remote Panther Gorge

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A great view of the spectacular “Diagonal” (WI 5 5.6) during the 2018 Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest.


This Dangerous Game

Ice climbing is different than rock climbing. Good gear is never really ever guaranteed and neither is solid ice. – Confessions of an Ice Climbing Junkie.

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The First Ascent of Bomb Cyclone

The first ascent of a rare ice climb in Barrett’s Cove, Camden Hills State Park, Maine. Ryan Howes of Northern Vertical climbing.

Finding Big Ice in Newfoundland

Hunting down where to ice climb in Newfoundland has never been easy. Information on first ascents and route beta, has always been difficult to get from previously close-mouthed visitors

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Mt. Pisgah fly by 12-26-2018

A Flight along the Big Wall of Mt. Pisgah, Lake Willoughby VT. by “Angel Eyes”. #northeastice