Eddie Bauer guide Caroline George returns to technical ice in New Hampshire, Ouray and in Chamonix in her first season back in the game.
First Ascent guide and new mom Caroline George took a little time away for herself to go find some summer ice in Chamonix with the ladies from Chicks with Picks.
Chad Peele shares his winter cross-training regimen for getting into optimal climbing-season shape.
By Chad Peele I believe that climbing should be fun, and what better way to have fun than visiting a climbing festival, meeting new people, and seeing new terrain! I recently attended the Southfork Ice Festival in Cody, WY.
By Caroline George The Bietschhorn reigns proudly on the northern slopes of the Valais and is the only snowcapped mountain visible from anywhere in the Rhone Valley. I first climbed this peak in 2005 during a Swiss Alpine Club training regimen.
By Caroline George The forecast this morning is for sunshine and no wind. We drive to climb Will’s route, a 400m long WI5+ climb, but the wind is blowing snow so strongly that we can’t even make out the road. The summits are again lost in a cloud of snow.
By Caroline George Adam and I decided to stay in Eidfjord after the rest of the group (climber Chad Peele, photographer Celin Serbo and rigger/guide Seth Hobby) returned to their respective homes. We had been in Eidfjord for a week and there hadn’t been a good window to climb Dr. Evil