Condition posts from NEice
The Ice has Returned to the usual Early Season Locations After a week + of warm weather, which took it’s toll on what little ice we had, the cold temps have returned! Climbable ice was found in the Adirondacks & Northern New Hampshire over the weekend.
The Black Dike – Cannon Cliff, Franconia Notch NH November 3, 2010 It looks like the 2010-2011 ice season is right on schedule! “Great conditions were found on the right exit today. Plenty of ice up there. The sun was cooking Fafnir and Quartet, which both have some ice on them.” – Ryan Stefiuk – […]
Let the “Games” begin! Damnation Gully – Huntington Ravine, Mt Washington NH Sunday October 10, 2010 While others were climbing warm rock at Rumney, or having their Sunday coffee, Alfonzo, the alpine junkie was in his element climbing some early season ice. We found more ice than expected, and it was well bonded, but […]
Despite the cold temperatures and wind chills, people are getting out and ticking off the classics. “Thin but in” is what we’re hearing for conditions on many routes but still very climbable for those solid at the given grades. In many cases, water is still flowing on the surface offering a break from the cement-like […]