Willies slide in New Hanpshires Crawford Notch, is a popular area for learning the ropes of technical alpine mountaineering. Beginning with flat fool crampon skills, ice axe use, an and belay systems, and full exposure to mountain weather Amber had a true mountain experience. The days final lesson came to us as we topped out the slide, “sometimes in climbing, a little hard work yields a great reward.”

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Amber, starting up a steep snow pitch.

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Beta photo: The water ice head wall & technical crux of Willies Slide.

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View nearing the top. Amber is in the bottom center of the photo.

Thank you Amber.

Alex Teixeira