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Offline fabraham

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Maine Ice Venues
« on: January 21, 2003, 10:33:27 AM »
I live in southeastern Mass. and met a guy that wants to go ice climbing who lives in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.  Never mind the fact that this is a geographically undesirable union of partners, can anyone tell me about some good ice venues that are nearly half-way between us?  For starters, I know about Evans notch, but that would involve a 3-mile ski approach on top of our drive (presuming a day trip).

This guy is a beginner, so even a small area with a Frankenstein-like approach would be a thrill for him.

Thanks

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Re: Maine Ice Venues
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2003, 08:38:16 PM »
check out Shell Pond
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Re: Maine Ice Venues
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2003, 08:58:10 PM »
Anyone ventured to shell Pond? Al?
Conditions??
Would be a sunny area in this Arctic Cold...

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Re: Maine Ice Venues
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2003, 09:01:32 PM »
Hey There is Grafton, Mt Dimmock, Camden, New Glouscter as well

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Re: Maine Ice Venues
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2003, 12:04:47 PM »
I spoke to someone who was there last weekend & they said it was very good. also you can drice down the road to the pullout 'cause they're doing line work out there right now.

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Re: Maine Ice Venues
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2003, 08:18:25 PM »
Thanks to all for the recommendations.  You've inspired me to re-visit the guide book, and I found these venues and others as well.  Also, thanks for the real-time conditions report for the ice and road at Shell pond.