tools and kick crampons on ice in NC, and then 3-4" of snow @ my house in central NC overnight... over the weekend. But I WAS NOT going to stay home knowing there was ice on the Blue Ridge Parkway, so Big Ken...
Don't mind the cold, and itching for another climb? If you're daring enough, click on the above link and learn about iceclimbing. I found this article on rockclimbing.com, a great resource
Climbing New Hampshireby
Dr. John H.
Why do humans climb mountains?
Because they're there? To regain a sense of challenge... ascending all the New Hampshire peaks over 4000 feet high during winter. Winter hiking/climbing poses...
Crampon Technique for IceClimbingby
, it is also said over and over again in iceclimbing. Good foot technique is the core to overall good climbing technique.
Ice climbers don't... she can use the French technique.
Following is a simple breakdown of these techniques as they pertain to iceclimbing...
Alaska Range IceClimbingby
, Ryan, and I have returned to our base after a couple of days of iceclimbing on the Matanuska Glacier.... The steep iceclimbing and the rock thoroughly rounded out the trip.
We had a phenomenal time. Of course...
Pro Tips: IceClimbingby
Jason Martinclimbs, small rock climbs,
ice routes of all shapes and sizes, and sport-rock, sport-mixed, and even..., in my
opinion, is ice. I just love winter climbing (almost as much as I like summer
climbing)! The ice changes...
IceClimbing in the Canadian Rockiesby
it he did! Here are some photos from the stellar iceclimbing that is to be had in the Canadian Rockies!
A few weeks ago I was blessed enough to climb with AAI guide Kurt Hicks , who is an AMGA certified...
The Art of Early Season IceClimbingby
For the ice climber, mid-January is easy. In any given iceclimbing venue, there is a host of fat climbs that are quite “in.” The ice abounds; the climber need only to choose which of these to climb...