Quiet Cliffs, Turkey Hunting and Black Flies

Early spring, right until the black flies swarm in early May, is probably my favorite time of year for rock climbing. The winter season gives all the tendons in my fingers a chance to rest while the large muscle pulling of ice and mixed climbing leaves me feeling healthy. The psyche is high too, after […]

John Henry: The Hammer Swinger

When we started bolting routes in the quarry in Evan’s Notch it was a free for all. In two days we had four mixed lines, all with substantial sections of ice climbing. No one was hurt, there aren’t any plants to kill, and after the dust settled we had some great projects. —————— To make […]

Eugene Kwan on Supergoofers, Cathdral Ledge, NH, NEI 5

Busy February

The middle of February is when most of New England gets time off, and that’s when we get really busy, and thankfully so! There have been a few days on Mt Washington and a bunch of days guiding around the ice crags of New Hampshire. Its been a beautiful year. Right now the north facing […]