Entries by NEice Admin

Look Sharp

“In ice climbing, as in life, being dull isn’t cool. A dull edge, whether a crampon point or an ice tool pick, takes more effort to drive into the ice. Blunt tools also feel considerably less secure and shatter more ice, sending debris down upon your belayer. If you find your climbing plagued by these […]

2017 – UIAA Ice Climbing Calendar

The UIAA is delighted to announce the final event dates for the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season. UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup 16-17 December, Durango, Colorado (USA) 7-8 January, Beijing (China) 14-15 January, Cheongsong (South Korea) 20-21 January, Saas Fee (Switzerland) 27-29 January, Rabenstein (Italy) UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships 4-5 February, Champagny-en-Vanoise (France) Youth Event 14-15 […]

Harvard Cabin – Work Weekend

October 14-16, 2016 You’re Invited! – Click Here to Sign-Up Harvard Cabin Mountaineers, Hope everyone had fun and safe summer season. Marcia and I are currently traveling east towards New Hampshire. Having left Moab, Utah a few days ago we are on course for a just-in-time arrival to the 2016 Harvard Cabin Work Weekend set […]

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 – https://www.petzl.com/US/en/Sport/News/2016-5-27/UIAA-GUIDE-DRY#.V-5OejKZMW8 Ropes with the “Guide” name meet or exceed the UIAA certifications of retaining […]