Entries by NEice Admin

The Trifecta

Pinnacle, Shoestring and The Throat in a day By Alan Cattabriga The Details: 1. Pinnacle: Leave Car 6am,  Back down 9:15am.  (3hrs. 15min.) 2. Shoestring: Leave car 10:20am,  Back down 12:10 (1hr.50min.) 3. The Throat: Leave car 1pm, Back down 5:50pm. (5hrs.50min.) Total Time: 10 hrs. 55 min. Total Distance: 16.07 Miles Total Elevation Gain: […]

Silent Spring

The Bethel Crag by Josh Hurst / Photos by Eric Eisele and Ian Austin Finally got the job done!  Super psyched! We called it Silent Spring, M12 The real praise goes to Ian who was a patient driver and belayer for the 4 days of redpoint attempts and 3 days needed to equip the route.  […]

Madison Gulf

The Presidential Range, NH Of the UP! & Ova…….. aka; Holy F*%*! by Alan Cattabriga After leaving a car at the Appalachia parking in Randolph, Tim, Ted, Doug and I are on the Great Gulf Trail in Pinkham Notch by 7am. The plan is to hike into Madison Gulf, climb the route, “Point”, then continuing […]

Crushing it in the "Can Rocks"

by Robert Ginieczki There are few words that can describe the Canadian Rockies, especially along the Icefields Parkway corridor between Banff and Jasper. I guess the word ‘core’ and ‘dramatic’ are about all that come to mind for now, at least in the English language. So this story goes, my buddy, Stanislav, and I make […]

Adirondack Mountain Guides Nepal 2009 Trip Report

By Ian Osteyee Porters crossing a foot bridge enroute to Namche. On this season’s trip to Nepal we traveled through London, Delhi, and then on to Kathmandu. Our goal – to climb the 700-meter water-ice climb, “Losar “,  WI5, VI, in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Our travel left the ordinary flow immediately as a […]

Ouray Ice Festival 2009

The Ouray Ice Festival was begun in January of 1996 by ice climbing pioneer Jeff Lowe In 2001.  Held this season January 9 – 11, 2009, the event features a gathering of international ice climbers, gear manufacturing exhibitors, and vacationing visitors excited by the chance to watch the scene from cliff-side platforms and trails. Ouray […]

Batchawana Bay-Agawa Canyon

Ontario, CA Ice Climbing North of Sault Ste. Marie Ontario in the Batchawana Bay-Agawa Canyon Area by Shaun Parent Located between half an hour and 1.5 hours north of Sault Ste. Marie adjacent to highway 17 this area hosts over 10 separate ice climbing areas. In the area just south of Lake Superior Park in […]