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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Intro to Steep Ice

Are you ready for the steep stuff? Guest Guides & IMCS Guides will teach you how to climb steep ice efficiently, and hone in on all your skills. You will get the chance to climb many different types of steep ice, learn to establish a resting position, and incorporate rock climbing movements into your ice…

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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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One Day Ice Rescue Clinic

Be a good partner, not only with good belay tactics, and stoke but with the skills you need to safely get out of a bad situation. This 1-day course will go over rescuing the second and the leader with anchor-building and assessment, escaping a belay, counter-balance and tandem rappels. Be prepared if something goes wrong…

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