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AAC Fall BBQ 2016

American Alpine Club’s annual Fall BBQ NORTHEAST SECTION – NEW ENGLAND When: Saturday October 22, 2016 Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: The base of Cathedral Ledge at the Picnic Area just opposite the kiosk NEice is the proud sponsor of this years event! All are welcome. Swing by to say hi to Doug […]

2017 – Northeast Ice Festivals

Well the ice season is upon us and the Northeast Ice Festivals will be here before we know it. Here are the latest dates for the 2016-2017 Ice Season. Mark your calendars and sign up early! Jan.13-15, 2017 – Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival, NY Jan. 20-22,  2017 – Smuggs Ice Bash, Smugglers Notch, VT Jan. 27-29,  2017 – […]


New Ropes From Petzl

Petzl is proud to announce two new additions to its rope line-up, these are the UIAA Guide Dry treated PASO® GUIDE 7,7 mm (Half & Twin) and VOLTA® GUIDE 9,0 mm (Single, Half & Twin). Both rope are available now – Ropes with the “Guide” name meet or exceed the UIAA certifications of retaining […]

The Father of the Harvard Cabin

Ted Carman Winter is still alive on “The Rock Pile” and I was lucky to meet Ted Carman this weekend (3-26-16). Referred to by some as “The Father of the Harvard Cabin”. Without Ted the cabin as we know it today would not have happened. He drew up the plans, literally, in his dorm room. […]

A Solo Winter

Winter came late, and not the best of winters, but I had a ton of fun flying my new drone. Here are some of my best video clips that I shot last fall/winter with my new Drone, “Solo!”

A Snowy Day

A Snowy Day

Solo Flown by Doug Millen

Harvard Cabin Report 3-17-16

March 17, 2016 Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Happy St. Paddy’s Day! In celebration, The white mountains have been turned green! But, don’t worry, there is still plenty of skiing and climbing to be had before we let all the ice fall down. Sure, it’s been raining like the Emerald Isle, but with what little luck we […]

Blue Lines 2

New Ice Climbing Guide for the Adirondacks in the Works. The guide is scheduled to be available for the Fall of 2016. As the final touches of the new Ice Climbing Guide nears completion, a few photos are needed. Here is the list of areas where overall cliff photos are needed (with ice if possible). Photos wanted […]