Oh boy its been quite a week of fun in the mountains. It started off clear, cold and crisp, -10 and now its overcast and in the 30’s. This welcomed warm up is producing some of the finest ice to climb – wet and sticky. This ice ready, the climbers are also ready.

Our team of 5 is geared up with sharp ice tools and crampons. The varied climbing has felt a bit easier – as the placements are sinking into the surface with a welcomed sound of – thunk.

Mt Lafayette, Kinsman Ice, today the Frankenstien and tomorrow Mt Willard – Steve, Adel and Chris are crushing it for sure. One more full day of fun times will end this fabulous week in the mountains of NH.

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Mammut Gear – the finest kind.

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Lafayette Ridge on  a cold crisp day. Click on this image.

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Mercury Mitts – total warmth.

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On top of the world – in a white out.

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Kinsman Notch Icing.

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Repman on the steeps.

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Team of four – Chris,Steve, Adel, Erik.

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Frankenstein approach.

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Great day on Standard Route in Crawford Notch.

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Derek and Steve.

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Chris and Adel.

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Thanks guys its been a blast again.

Art Mooney