Graham Zimmerman and Mark Richey: Link Sar Since it was first attempted in the 1970s the peak Link Sar in the Pakistani Karakoram has been one the last great unclimbed peaks of the world’s big mountains. Join us as Graham Zimmerman and Mark Richey tell the story of their team’s multi-year quest to climb this…

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Jon Walsh- Arc’teryx athlete and Friday evening presenter! We’re super pleased to welcome Jon Walsh to the MWV Ice Fest lineup this year!  Jon Walsh is an arcteryx alpinist based out of Calgary.  He is a prolific first ascentionist, and a self-described “collector of classic climbs”.  About climbing, in Jon’s words, “The whole physical side…

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We’re psyched to let you all know that Barry Blanchard is back for MWV Ice Fest 2020!  His book The Calling: A Life Rocked By Mountains was awarded  the Boardman Tasker prize for mountain literature in 2015. An absolute legend in the field of alpinism we’re so lucky to have him instructing clinics Friday, Saturday and…

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Big POW announcement time! We’re psyched to let you know about a new addition to the Friday night event line up.  After Jon Walsh’s feature presentation, we are stoked to host a Protect Our Winters Climate Panel. Protect Our Winters will be hosting a moderated discussion called “Climb For Climate” which will focus on the…

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Psyched to welcome back these two rad Patagonia athletes.  Last winter Majka and Anne Gilbert hopped north of the border for a little send-fest in Quebec. Photos here are courtesy of Jason Thompson!!  Get in a clinic with these ladies, real deal crushers right here!! From Majka: “Last winter was a really fun and successful…

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