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What we did on our "day off"

By Louis-Philippe Ménard Hey Doug, thanks so much for posting a great photo of Omega last weekend (3/18/06). It convinced Max and I to take a day off of work to go do it. Although it was the coldest outing anyone of us has had during this season (they call it spring hey!!) we managed […]

Winter Climbing on Mt. Katahdin

By Steve Prettyman The Red-Tape It’s true. Baxter State Park, in northern Maine, has a registration process and a set of rules that rival just about any other climbing area in the country. It ensures that properly equipped teams of climbers have a thorough knowledge of just what their getting themselves into. Although it might […]

"Rollies"

Never challenge this man to “Rollies”. He is the master and you don’t stand a chance.  Watch the last set of 5 in a pyramid set of 5, 10, 15, 10 and 5 for a total of 45. Movie by Doug Millen

Moody Aunt Ruby

Lake Willoughby, VT Moody Aunt Ruby (WI 6 R/X, 110M) – Will Mayo, Joe Szot & Ian Boyer Across the Lake on Mt. Hor, Joe Szot, Ian Boyer and I climbed the ethereal yellow icicles that hang from those compact limestone cliffs today, 12/13/2005, naming the route. Arriving at the base of the cliff with […]

Premature Birth

Poke-O-Moonshine – Adirondacks, NY “Premature Birth” WI5, M6 – Joe Szot & Ian Boyer Joe Szot established this new line right of Mid-Life Crisis just before the sixth annual Adirondack MountainFest. With little ice around Joe was definitely working out side the box, or in his case shall we say the cage. He and Ian […]