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CAMP brings back Jesse Huey!

November 5, 2019

Big welcome back to our friends at CAMP USA!  We’re psyched to have these guys back in our corner supporting another awesome MWV Ice Fest. They’ve got tons of rad gear NEW FOR 2019 and we can’t wait to try the heck out their demo fleet this year!  C.A.M.P. stands for history, innovation, quality and…

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Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop

October 15, 2019

Hey folks!  ESAW is here early this year.  The Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop is October 19 at Fryeburg Academy.  This one day snow science symposium is a great way to get your head into the game of all things snow.  This year the focus is on avalanche rescue and its one not to miss.…

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MWV Ice Fest- year 27!!

October 14, 2019

Leaf peeping’ season is coming to an end someday soon folks.  We’ve got some fun tricks up our sleeves, and tons of treats as well as we head into our 27th year of celebrating  winter climbing in New Hampshire.  Lots of awesome returning guides from IMCS and guest guides, both local and from the wide…

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2019 Photo Booth

September 5, 2019

  Check yo’ self out! https://proofs.mccallisterphoto.com/ice-fest-2019

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OR athletes Bayard Russel, Alexa Siegel and Matt McCormick

January 29, 2019

Big Shout out to our headlining Sponsor Outdoor Research!  We’re still rolling out OR athletes and ambassadors!  Be sure to stop by the outdoor Research table at IME this weekend and chat with these folks about their rad gear!   “Alexa first discovered climbing at the Boston Rock Gym in February of 2003. The gym was…

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Access Fund

January 28, 2019

Every year at Ice Fest, we hold a silent auction to raise funds for non-profits that work hard to support the New England climbing community.  This year, we are excited to be working with the Access Fund as our official beneficiary.  Locally, Access Fund and Northeast Regional Director, Mike Morin have been hard at work on a…

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AAC

January 27, 2019

The AAC Vision is a simple one.  A United Community Of Competent Climbers And Healthy Climbing Landscapes.  A simple vision in a complicated landscape.  We’re stoked to have AAC continue their sponsorship of MWV Ice Fest, the longest running Ice Climbing Festival in the United States. There are tons of benefits to joining the AAC,…

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Alain Comeau, Bob Baribeau, and Craig John

January 26, 2019

Alain Comeau has been working as an instructor and guide since the 1970s.  He is the owner of New England Mountain Guides here in NH.  2009 AMGA Guide of the Year and 2017 AMGA Lifetime Achievement Award are just a couple of the accolades due to Alain.  These days Alain specializes in adaptive rescue systems…

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La Sportiva

January 26, 2019

Welcome back La Sportiva!  Visit Ice Fest friend Doug Madara at the La Sportiva booth and get hooked up with the perfect Mountaineering boots for your clinic! “Our mission is to bring you the best technical products to explore the outdoors. For 89 years we have been producing innovative products and we are looking forward…

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Rab

January 25, 2019

Welcome back Rab Equipment!  Stoked to have Rab back to demo their jackets and gloves at Ice Fest this year! About Rab: “Today, we are ceaseless in our commitment to Rab’s exacting standards, ingenuity and pioneering spirit. We make rugged, high performance mountain clothing and equipment that give you absolute protection, comfort and freedom on the…

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