2019 Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest!

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  1. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Mark your calendars folks! Time to start thinking about ice!
    IT'S THE 26TH YEAR!
    2019 Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest
    February 1st-3rd, 2019
    North Conway, NH


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  2. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

  5. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Hey folks! This year's non-profit beneficiary will be The Access Fund! Check out our blog today to read about the work they are doing right here in the valley with some great partner groups to make sure we can all continue getting outside in the places we love. Friday night's silent auction will be full of awesome gear and goodies, and members even get a discount at the door on Friday night!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/10/26/partnering-with-access-fund-to-protect-climbing-areas/


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  6. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Our friends at the Mount Washington Avalanche Center, and the White Mountain Avalanche Education Fund, are hosting their annual Snow Science Workshop tomorrow, November 3. Check out our blog today for links to sign up for this chance to listen to learn more about the winter world, and the science that can affect your decision making.
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/02/avalanche-center-to-hold-esaw-november-3/

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    BBBBrrr, its cold outside! Good stuff, right? We think so! We're hustling away putting together our clinic offerings for 2019 (coming soon!!) and are so psyched on how many awesome guides we get so see this winter at Ice Fest! Matt Shove is a long time Ice Fest friend and he has been busy early season getting after it! Check him out on the blog and keep your eyes out for clinic announcements late this month! https://www.mwv-icefest.com/…/…/matt-shove-guest-guide-2019/

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  9. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    We're psyched to announce Petzl is back again for 2019 providing awesome support for Ice Fest and even more awesome gear for everyone to demo! Check out the link below for some awesome Petzl tech tips to get your brain in winter mode, as well as some videos highlighting updated ice tools that will be available this year!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/17/mwv-ice-fest-welcomes-back-petzl/

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  10. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Warm welcome back to CAMP and Ian Osteyee! CAMP will not only be sending guest guide Ian Osteyee to guide (check out his clinics if you're into all things scrappy/mixed/thin), but will also be bringing heaps of gear for you to demo. Check out the blog today for more info on CAMP and it's one HUNDRED plus years of history in the outdoor industry (what?!), and bio info on Ian!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/20/ian-osteyee-and-camp-are-back/
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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Ben Mirkin is back at Ice Fest. Nothing like a Professor of Adventure Leadership to provide totally dialed instruction. Ben is a professor, Dad, and guide and lives in the NEK of VT. Welcome back, Ben!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/26/ben-mirkin/

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    NEice is a trove of trip reports and climbing conditions from NH and the broader New England region. We hear from Doug Millen on the blog today about exciting new developments with the site and climbing photography. Photos below made recently via drone featuring Peter Doucette of Mountain Sense Guides on 11/24. https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/27/neice-2/ [​IMG]
     
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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Mount Washington Valley born and raised Jordan Cargill is back at MWV Ice Fest 2019! Jordan splits his time guiding here in NH in the winter and the Pacific Northwest in the summer. We're psyched to have him instructing Friday-Sunday. Photo by Brent Doscher
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/10/29/jordan-cargill/
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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Julbo is up on the MWV Ice Fest blog today! Julbo is a long time supporter and we're so psyched they'll be here again to talk eyewear with you all. Click the link below for Julbo's article on Choosing Your High Mountain Sunglasses, as well as information on their REACTIV lenses. Make up your wish list, and anything Santa doesn't get you, you can try on and check out, at Ice Fest!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/11/30/julbo-is-back-2/
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  16. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Hey folks! Clinics are up on the website!! You can pre-register online: make sure you follow up on the phone with the IMCS climbing office (M-F) to get your desired clinic on lock!
    Below is a shot of guest guide Karsten Delap guiding on Repentance last year! We're psyched to welcome Karsten back to NH from Brevard, NC where he is owner/guide at Fox Mountain Guides, for another rad Ice Fest up here in the Northeast! Photo: Austin Schmitz
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/12/02/karsten-delap-2/
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  17. MWV_ICEFEST

    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Welcome back Hyperlite Mountain Gear! We ♥️ these pared down ultralight mountain packs! Made right here in the Northeast, in Biddeford, Maine! They're on the blog today with some info on this awesome local company, as well as some of the great packs they'll have to DEMO Ice Fest weekend!! Yeah!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/12/03/hyperlite-mountain-gear/
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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Welcome back to NH, Emilie Drinkwater! We love having this Outdoor Research athlete at MWV Ice Fest! This year Emilie led an expedition up Mt Noshaq in Afghanistan with the NGO Ascend: Leadership Through Athletics which resulted in the first Afghan woman to summit the mountain! Emilie is an AMGA/IFMGA guide (the ninth woman to achieve this level of certification). Info on Emilie and her trip on the blog today!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/12/03/emilie-drinkwater/

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

    Time to make moves on your Ice Fest planning! Clinics are up on the website and our friends at North Conway Lodging are offering Ice Fest participants a discount on lodging for the weekend at four different locations in the valley, including the Eastern Slope Inn Resort, right across the street from IME - International Mountain Equipment! Thanks North Conway Lodging!!
    https://www.mwv-icefest.com/2018/12/06/north-conway-lodging/

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    MWV_ICEFEST Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest NEice Partner

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