Ice Climbing at the New River Gorge

by Tom Markiewicz on March 6, 2007

Climb2
I heard some rumors about the ice climbing at the New River Gorge, but hadn’t had a chance to actually get up there this winter. With the arrival of March and the warmer weather, it looks like I’ll have to wait until next season to get some ice climbing in locally.

It’s really not that hard to figure out which areas at the New to explore to find possible ice climbing though. If you climb there enough, you’re quite familiar with the various small waterfalls and areas that stay perpetually wet from drippage. All make excellent potential ice climbing areas.

I saw an article in the Charleston Gazette with some great pictures of the ice climbing this past season at the New.

This February provided a string of subzero mornings followed by afternoons in which temperatures failed to venture above the freezing point, making small watercourses plunging into the New River Gorge and the cliffs surrounding nearby Summersville Lake solid enough to climb.

Ah, next year I’ll unpack my ice tools, screws, and crampons…

Technorati Tags: , ,

  • http://www.edsumner.blogspot.com Edward Sumner

    I want to climb everest…check out my climbing and mountaineering blog here..

    http://www.edsumner.blogspot.com

    you can subscribe too..

  • http://www.sleddoggin.com Christian

    Awesome photo. Ice climbing looks like it would be a lot of fun. I have done a little bit of rock climbing, but climbing is something I would love to do more of. Thanks for keeping me updated!

  • http://vimeo.com/80687206 traffic lawyer Philadelphia

    107812 825824Hi! I discovered your internet site accidentally today, but am genuinely pleased that we did! Its not only entertaining, but in addition straightforward to make use of in contrast to lots that Ive viewed! 983322

  • http://bedayaelquseir.com/pyra/site/services/support-services-department/in-patient-department/ bodybuilding

    Good article. I will be facing some of these issues as well..

  • http://lisacuemanphotography.com/bath_time/ coque galaxy S4

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, however I truly thought you would have something useful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  • http://sanyabanligongchengshizheng.hppxys.com penny stock egghead review

    There are many appealing factors in time in this short article but I don?¡¥t know if I see all of them middle to heart. There is certainly some validity but I’ll just take keep belief until finally I glimpse into it even more. Very good article , thanks and we want much more! Extra to FeedBurner likewise

  • http://www.topbrandvitamins.com Garden of Life

    This website truly has all the information and facts I needed concerning this subject and didn’t know who to ask.

  • http://www.muddysmind.com/mt-speaktome.cgi?entry_id=1078 hipnoz tedavisi

    Way cool! Some very valid points! I appreciate you penning this post and the rest of the website is very good.

  • http://p9s4f.lonert.org penny stock egghead review

    What are the laws as to using company logos in blog posts?

  • http://www.atvriders.tv/uprofile.php?UID=122214 Brett Martinetti

    Hi my friend! I want to say that this post is awesome, great written and include approximately all important infos. I would like to look more posts like this .

  • http://www.relatedstudy.com/profile/icicle6fine Love Swezey

    How am i able to show the latest post of my blogger weblog on the distinctive internet site?s household web page?

  • http://ercivietnam.wordpress.com/ Rocky Burgdorfer

    Very nice blog post. I definitely love this site. Keep it up!

  • http://www.all4scrapebox.com Auto approve list

    Very interesting details you have observed , appreciate it for putting up. “My work is a game, a very serious game.” by M. C. Escher.

  • http://louisvuittonebelt.com lv belts

    good articles

  • http://www.google.com/mzdsapcn Google

    Just beneath, are numerous completely not related web-sites to ours, nevertheless, they are surely worth going over.

  • http://www.assoarea.com Dorothy J. Israel

    Pretty motivating points you have mentioned, thanks a lot for setting up.

  • http://www.generator79.com Thomas I. Williamson

    Have Been checking close by . I appreciate your ideas. Do write a little more of this concept ok. Thanks a lot

  • http://www.chileanwinehouse.com Jim A. Williams

    My Partner And I merely desire to share it with you the fact that I am certain novice to blog posting and very much loved your website. Probably I am prone to save your blog post . You really have fabulous article material. Love it for giving out with us your domain document.

  • https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I3uL6tbrod9608Kp3sj4QArCbicAYRuF-GagiIsrRIQ/edit Todd Banks

    You need to be a part of a contest for one of the most useful websites on the internet. I will highly recommend this website!

  • http://manhattanluxuryapartmentsnyc.com/ Manhattan real estate

    I basically need to let you know that you have written an outstanding and special post that I genuinely enjoyed reading. I’m fascinated by how nicely you laid out your material and presented your views. Thank you.

  • http://www.hotel-penarth.com Kaitlin D. Young

    My Partner And I merely have to advise you the fact that I’m really new to having a blog and clearly liked your report. More than likely I am likely to store your blog post . You absolutely have impressive article reports. Love it for expressing with us your internet site information.

  • http://www.advancedpolls.com Alfred B. Gibbons

    I realize there are much spam on this web site. Are you gonna be planning clean it up. It’s Possible That I may help to implement?

  • http://somosconservadores.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-groundbreaking-idevice-update-known-as-ios-5 Desbloqueo iCloud

    My spouse and I stumbled over here from a different website and thought I may possibly as properly check items out. I like what I see so now i’m following you. Appear forward to going more than your web page repeatedly.

  • http://vickyjen003.blogspot.com/2014/05/caribbean-real-estate-purchase-your.html luxus karibik immobilien

    Precisely what I was seeking for, thankyou for putting up.

Previous post:

Next post: