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2013 MWV Ice Fest: New Website & Dates!
« on: November 24, 2012, 11:31:53 AM »
Hey Ice Climbin' Crazies!

Mount Washington Valley Ice Festival, a.k.a- The Ice Fest
North Conway, NH
Feb. 1-3, 2013

Our brand spankin' new website is UP!  Check it out:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/

This year is the 20th MWV Ice Fest!  Can you believe it?  We hardly can!  We all hope you are all as excited as we are for the 2013 Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest!  We're bringing in the biggest and best roster of guest guides and IMCS guide to date, and guest presenters! 

Be sure to check into the blog and website for updates and information in the upcoming months, and sign up sooner than later as clinics do fill up!  And let's all do our ice and snow dances- we're more than ready for it! 

-The Ice Fest Crew



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New Sponsor & Guest Guide: First Ascent/Eddie Bauer & Caroline George
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2012, 10:19:04 AM »
Welcoming new 2013 Ice Fest sponsor First Ascent-Eddie Bauer! 
Also welcoming their athlete Caroline George, who is an ice climbing machine that lives in Chamonix full time, and is a fully certified IFMGA guide. 

Caroline is guiding:

FRIDAY:  Introduction to Ice Climbing for Rock Climbers
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-introduction-to-ice-climbing-for-rock-climbers
 
SATURDAY:  Women’s Steep Ice Climbing with Caroline George
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/womens-steep-ice-climbing-with-caroline-george/

SUNDAY: Outdoor Research’s Steep Waterfall Ice Climbing Skills
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-steep-waterfall-ice-climbing-skills

Read more about it on the Ice Fest Blog:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/2012/11/24/welcome-new-sponsors-osprey-packs-and-eddie-bauer/


Caroline George on a one day ascent of the North Face on the Eiger.
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Grivel Is BACK!
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2012, 03:51:22 PM »
Welcoming Grivel back to the 2013 MWV Ice Fest!  Psyched to have them back, and to have their demo fleet available to our clients and Ice Fest attendees! 
Check it out here:  ICE FEST BLOG


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Emilie Drinkwater is BACK!
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 10:49:27 AM »
Hey Ice Festers! We’re excited to announce that Adirondack Superstar and Outdoor Research Ambassador Emilie Drinkwater is back on board again as a Guest Guide again this year at the 2013 MWV Ice Fest! 

Read all about it on THE ICE FEST BLOG:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/2012/11/29/emilie-drinkwater-is-back

Check out what Emilie is guiding! 

FRIDAY:  Outdoor Research's Ladies Just Wanna Ice Climb Clinic (women's specific)
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-ladies-just-wanna-ice-climb-clinic/

SATURDAY: Outdoor Research's Introduction to Ice Climbing For Rock Climbers
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-introduction-to-ice-climbing-for-rock-climbers

SUNDAY:  Outdoor Research's Steep Waterfall Ice Climbing Skills
http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-steep-waterfall-ice-climbing-skills

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Re: 2013 MWV Ice Fest: New Website & Dates!
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2012, 08:53:34 AM »
Have you seen the new Petzl super light helmet yet? One word... AWESOME!! We are pumped to be welcoming Petzl back to Ice Fest as a returning sponsor!! To learn more about what Petzl gear you can demo this year at Ice Fest visit http://www.mwv-icefest.com/2012/11/30/woot-woot-for-petzl-2/


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Re: 2013 MWV Ice Fest: New Website & Dates!
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2012, 08:56:58 AM »
May the Schwartz be with you! ;D

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Announcing the AAC as this years Ice Fest beneficiary of the silent auction!!!
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2012, 12:00:10 PM »


Have you heard of the Live Your Dream Grant? MWV Ice fest is so proud to be supporting American Alpine Club to raise funds to support this amazing grant opportunity!! To learn more visit www.mwv-icefest.com/blog/ and www.americanalpineclub.org

Photo info: One of the 2012 Live Your Dream Grant recipients Brian Threlkeld and Paul Clifford in the Cirque de Towers, Wind River Range, WY. Their objective in Wyoming was "to develop a more efficient, light and fast style of alpine climbing in order to prepare ourselves for larger and more complex climbs in the future."

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The North Face and TNF athlete Mark Synott are back!!
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2012, 10:46:54 AM »
We are pumped to Have the North Face back again, and accomplished TNF athlete Mark Synnott. To learn about Mark's Saturday Sterling Rope Mixed-Master clinic and fun North face facts check out the Ice Fest blog!


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Majka Burhardt at the Ice Fest!
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2012, 07:54:20 PM »
We're psyched to announce that Patagonia is back this year and they're bringing us Majka Burhardt again!
Read about it on the Ice Fest Blog:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/2012/12/05/welcome-back-patagonia-and-majka-burhardt/

HEY LADIE'S!!!!  Don't miss Majka's clinic! Women's Mixed Climbing:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/patagonias-womens-mixed-climbing-with-majka-burhardt/


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Matt McCormick Is Back!
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2012, 01:02:08 PM »

Photo by Tim Keenan

We’re psyched to announce that Matt McCormick is back on board as a Guest Guide for Ice Fest again this year!  Read all about it on the ICE FEST BLOG:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/2012/12/11/welcome-back-matt-mccormick/

Check out what Matt is guiding!

FRIDAY: Guided Hardman/Hardwoman Climb, (private &/or semi private only!  This clinic goes quick!  Don't wait!)  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/guided-hardmanhardwoman-climb
SATURDAY:  Intro To Mixed Climbing, www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/intro-to-mixed-climbing
SUNDAY: Guided Hardman/Hardwoman Climb, (private &/or semi private only!  Again, this clinic goes quick!  Don't wait!)  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/guided-hardmanhardwoman-climb

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Bayard Russell is BACK!
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2012, 10:35:40 AM »
Good morning Ice Festers! We’re happy to tell you that the Mount Washington Valley’s very own Bayard Russell is back on board as a Guest Guide again this year! Bayard is an athlete for both of our headlining sponsors, Outdoor Research and Sterling Rope!

Did you see the video he made of his trip to Scotland?  The climbing is WILD over there!  Get a glimpse of what the badasss climbing is like over there. 
SCOTTISH WINTERhttp://vimeo.com/bayardrusselljr/scottishwinter

Be sure to check out what Bayard is guiding!  His clinics are always a blast and popular! 

FRIDAY:  Outdoor Research’s Intro to Mixed Climbing Clinic:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-intro-to-mixed-climbing

SATURDAY: Outdoor Research’s Steep Waterfall Ice Climbing Skills:  http://www.mwv-icefest.com/clinic-listings/outdoor-researchs-steep-waterfall-ice-climbing-skills


Bayard at the top of Pitch 1 of Painted Wall. Photo by Kevin Mahoney
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LOWA Boots sweet!!!
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2012, 02:12:31 PM »


LOWA is back this year at 2013 MWV Ice Fest! To learn more about how to demo these sweet boots check out the Ice Fest Blog!!

http://www.lowaboots.com/

http://www.mwv-icefest.com/blog/

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Re: 2013 MWV Ice Fest: New Website & Dates!
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2012, 09:54:52 PM »
It's going to be a GREAT Ice Fest folks. Sign up NOW!
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Sterling Rope and La Sportiva Oh my!!
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2012, 12:25:17 PM »


We are pumped to welcome back long time Ice Fest sponsor La Sportiva, and to announce Sterling Rope as one of this years headlining sponsors!! Make sure to stop by the Sportiva/Sterling table! To learn more about demos visit the blog!www.mwv-icefest.com/blog/

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Thanks to our local sponsors Flatbread Company and The Nereledge Inn!!!
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2012, 10:46:14 AM »


Looking for good eats during Ice Fest??? Well look no further!!!! Check out Flatbread Company right across the street from IME.  And if your looking for a place to stay go to the Nereledge Inn!!! for more info visit the blog. www.mwv-icefest.com/blog/

www.facebook.com/pages/Flatbread-Company-North-Conway/190521034992
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