Q&A with Queer Ice Fest Organizer Robbi Mecus

The first-of-its-kind Queer Ice Fest took place last weekend in the Adirondacks. We chatted about it with its creator.


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The Six Best Exercises to Train for Ice Climbing

Finish off your season strong.


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How to Stay Warm(er) at the Ice Crag

Ice climbing is cold. Stay warm(er).


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10 Reasons You Should Take an Ice Climbing Course

This is the year.


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Fleece 101: What’s the difference between regular and grid?

Fleece on fleece on fleece.


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Dawn Patrol: Why You Should Be Ice Climbing Before Work

What else are you going to do? Sleep in and eat breakfast?


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The Gear You Need to Ice Climb at Hillyer Ravine

Yes, there's really great ice climbing in the Catskills.


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Video: Check out the EMS Ice Talons

The perfect amount of traction when you don't want to break out the big crampons. 


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8 Tips for Winter Hikes Above Treeline

Heading above the treeline? Use these tips to plan.


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The Crux: The NE 115’s Toughest Winter Climbs

These winter climbs are not for the beginner.


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