Posts Tagged: mountaineering

Winter Skills Weekend 2015

What: We will be practicing winter snow and mountain skills very different from those covered on Intro Ice Trips.┬áHere is a brief overview of the program: – Mt. Washington Via Lion Head + maybe some gully parties – Crampons and ice axe use + self arrest practice – snow anchors (pickets, flukes, bollards, deadmen) – […]

Shoestring gully – January 2015

While the main HMC group was across the Saco river at Frankenstein cliffs preparing for the Daks, my partner, Florian Huber, and I headed over to Shoestring gully on Mt. Webster for our first ice climb of the season. Shoestring gully is an easy ice and snow climb that makes for a fine mountaineering adventure. […]