Women’s Learn to Lead: Two-Day Clinic with Nikki Smith

This is an advanced level course for experienced female climbers ready for the “sharp end.” Participants will gain incredible skills and get individualized instruction from none other than guest guide Nikki Smith on how to lead ice. Leading is very rewarding but can also be dangerous and scary if you are not prepared technically, physically…

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Mixed Climbing Advanced

For experienced mixed climbers looking to push harder grades, the Advanced Mixed course offers the opportunity to project harder routes with great guidance and instruction.

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History of New England Ice Climbing

Dropline

Ever wonder what the early pioneers of New England ice climbing used for tools and techniques? Travel back in time to the 1960s, 70s and 80s to try out old school ice tools, ice protection and techniques with ice climbing historian and guidebook author Todd Swain. This is a unique opportunity—don’t miss out!

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Minimal Alpine Systems presented by Rab

Many of us see waterfall, mixed, and drytool climbing as tools to help us in the alpine. This workshop will cover the crossover skills, tactics, and techniques that can speed up our alpine objectives. We will cover: – light and fast philosophy and ethic   – minimalism in relation to safety and risk tolerance  …

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