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The White Mountain Report: Apr 28th, 2016
I know that all I seem to talk about is the weather, but heavens to Betsy it’s been completely whacked lately. After a week of pretty nice weather, and by that I mean generally in the upper 60’s and sunny, it took a turn for the worse Tuesday morning. And when I say worse, I mean WORSE, as in 4+ inches of wet white stuff falling from the skies! Enough snow that they plow trucks came out around 3 in the afternoon and all afternoon and we got the dreaded automated call with the news that evening school activities were cancelled. Go figure…
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Petzl Connect Adjust
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Petzl has come out with a new device for anchor attachment and to extend a rappel device for rappelling. Does it really make things easier, or is it just another finicky device that you’ll check out and then rarely use?
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Mighty Mite -  5.7

While the climbing is nice, the overhangs after the start makes it stiff for a 5.7. Above the overhangs the climbing becomes easier and a bolt at the final stance protects the moderate last moves. This is probably NOT a 5.7 for 5.7 leaders!

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Steve Cooney on what is a near-perfect moderate finger crack on Cathedral Ledge. Not too shabby a day either!
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Steve Cooney on what is a near-perfect moderate finger crack on Cathedral Ledge. Not too shabby a day either!
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Latest Article: Making A V-Thread
V-thread ice anchors are an easy, secure and inexpensive rappel anchor for ice climbing. In this article I will describe how to make the anchor, how to use it, what kind of gear is needed, and how to make your own tool. Everything about v-threading is easy and they have become popular at ice crags all over the world.
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