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Outdoor Research peeps! Alexa, Peter and Bayard back at Fest!

These Outdoor Research ambassadors work and play here in the Mount Washington Valley.  Treasure troves of local beta, count yourself lucky if you get to climb with one of these crushers! Bayard has climbed ice and rock all over the world but is happiest when climbing near his home right here in the Mount Washington…

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Sterling Rope

We heart these ropes, big time!  Made in USA, these ropes are local, dependable, and we love climbing on them.  Sterling’s goal is to give total reliability on their end, so you can feel confident going into all your endeavors, whatever they may be.  Sign up for a clinic today and you will undoubtedly be…

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PETZL demo

Welcome back longtime sponsor, Petzl!  Petzl is bringing one of their biggest demo fleets to date for MWV Ice Fest 2020.  Check out their inventory below and start dreaming about getting kitted out! Having trouble deciding where to start?  Petzl put together HOW TO CHOSE THE RIGHT ICE TOOL.  Its a great guide to start…

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Ben Mirkin

Our friend Ben Mirkin is back!  Pictured on the Beckey-Chouinard route in the Bugaboos last summer, Ben lives, guides and teaches here in New England year round.  Ben is a professor at Northern Vermont University, just over the border in the North East Kingdom of VT.  Last year Ben added to his already beefy credentials…

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Matt Shove

Matt Shove is the owner of Ragged Mountain Guides in CT, founded in 2010. Matt instructs all over the Northeast, he also leads technical courses and mountain trips in ranges and crags all over the US.  He has conducted training programs for elite mountain warfare soldiers, and the US Coast Guard, and was a Technical Editor for…

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