Tag Archives: New England ice climbing

Ten Centimeters of Steel!

With the spring showers we have the change of the season.  Yes ice climbing is done for the year but we enter the spring skiing season and rock climbing season.  In the past two weeks I have guided a little bit of everything.  Ice climbing up on Mt. Washington, ski mountaineering on Mt. Washington, and [...]

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Another kind of epic

Who would have thought that a holiday road trip could be far more challenging and dangerous than alpine climbing!  I barely survived an epic road trip to South Carolina for Thanksgiving. Maybe I wasn’t paying attention as Claire’s uncle said grace, but by God; I am thankful.   It all started with my family reunion [...]

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Summit day.

Kevin Mahoney, Ben Gilmore and Freddie Wilkenson reached the summit of the North face of Kangtega (22,241′) in Nepal on October 26th. I received a brief phone call this morning from Kevin to let me know that they were successful and they are all safely back at base camp. The details were very few. Sounds like it was quite [...]

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