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Not Your Typical Girl’s Day

By CMG Guide Alexa Siegel ‘Standard Route’ is the classic Grade 3 ice climb at Frankenstein Cliffs in Crawford Notch. On a typical Saturday you have to get there early or wait in line as hoards of people scramble up every which way. To most North Conway locals, Standard is as casual as a summertime […]

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Smuggs Ice Bash Weekend

Freddie, there's a mouse in your boot!

Get Your S$%t Together!

Ice Climbing Is More Fun When You Are a Little Bit Obsessive By CMG Guide Janet Wilkinson Cannon Cliff, Winter 2008ish. As Freddie took off up the second pitch of Fafnir, he complained for the second or third time about his left foot being cold. He placed a piece, stopped momentarily to swing and shake it […]