Boogalows Island BBQ will be back serving up warm Island fare as you return from your day of climbing!  Every clinic participant will be served hot food when they return!  Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and carnivore options abound!  The addition of a hot vegan curry soup last year was tops and we’re psyched to offer…

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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! 2020 Demo Fleet: Nepal Evo The Nepal Evo GTX is the trusted, classic mountaineering boot that merges traditional construction with modern materials and an updated aesthetic. They provide…

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American Alpine Club 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…

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We are stoked to announce that our friends at Sterling Rope are sending Marcus Garcia our way this year for Ice Fest!  An accomplished climber and instructor, Marcus owns Durango Rock Lounge, where he dedicates most of his waking hours to teaching the next generation of climbers. Check out this Rock and Ice Article about…

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Max Lurie started his Ice Fest career as an IMCS guide, now we’re totally pleased to welcome him home as a guest guide for 2020!  Max is originally from Bath, Maine and called the MWV home for many years before going west to guide in the PNW and Colorado.  He started guiding in 2008 here…

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