We would like to send a big warm welcome to guest guide Alden Pellett!
Alden is an Ambassador for Mammut and Julbo, is apart of the product development team for CAMP Technical Adventure Equipment, and has been climbing ice for over 20 years, sending hard routes in Quebec, Newfoundland, Colorado, Montana and the Canadian Rockies. He has a love for adventure and is not afraid of running it out with a pair of ice tools on the sharp end – known for bold first ascents around the Northeast using a traditional on-sight ground-up ethic on lines such as the unrepeated “Pipe Dreams”, WI6R/X,M5, at Lake Willoughby, Vt. and “Canary”, WI5+X, at North Bald Cap in N.H.
Inspired early on by the likes of Jeff Lowe and Guy Lacelle, Pellett has applied his own confident style to thousands of free-solo ascents of ice routes including difficult climbs around the country such as “Bridal Veil Falls” WI6, Called on Account of Rains, WI5+, Mindbender,WI5+, and more.
He can often be found running around his home stomping grounds of Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont, and loves running into fellow ice climbers as excited about the sport as he is.
We are so psyched to have him!