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Let me tell you, this guy loves to climb and knows a heck of alot about the technical aspects of climbing!! Matt Shove is based in Connecticut and guides in mountain venues all over the United States. Matty knows his stuff and  is a wealth of information!  Matt is super thorough, and an all around awesome instructor!!  He served as technical editor for the 2nd edition of Dave Fasulo’s acclaimed climbing self rescue, published in June 2011. Matt is an AMGA certified rock instructor, and  AMGA trainer/ examiner. We are so happy to have Matt back this year  at 2013 Ice Fest! Matt is already booked for private instruction Saturday and Sunday but there are still spots left in his  Sunday Newbie Ice Climbing Clinic! If you are brand spankin new to the sport his clinic is a must! Sign up today and you will learn a wealth of knowledge from this guy! Woohoo!!