Mt. Washington Valley, NH offers some of the best ice climbing in the Northeast, so it is no wonder that the valley is also home to many distinguished climbing schools including the Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School and International Mountain Equipment’s school and Northeast Mountaineering. Whether you’re a seasoned or beginner climber Mt Washington Valley offers a breadth of terrain and climbing camps, guided tours and overnight expeditions led by some of the best guides in the Northeast. And if it is an ice-climbing adventure you are looking for, look no further than the signature ice climbing event in Mt Washington Valley, IceFest 2015.
Sponsored by International Mountain Equipment and taking place. February 6-8, 2015Ice Fest is held annually in North Conway, the heart of Mt. Washington Valley, NH. This event brings climbers of all abilities together to enjoy guided clinics, free demos, guest athletes and guides, a multi-media show, Saturday night dance party, and much more all in the heart of ice climbing Mecca for adventure seekers.
Ice Fest was founded 22 years ago to celebrate the adventure, fun and camaraderie of ice climbing. Climbers of all abilities are able to network and socialize with fellow climbers, try new gear and participate in multiple day courses, technical clinics and privately guided climbs in a location ideal for all ability levels.
We’re previewing this event now to give you plenty of planning time. It’s important to register for any and all programs you might attend by calling International Mountain Climbing School directly at (603) 356-7064. College Undergraduate students will receive a10% discount on their first climbing clinic. There is a 50% refund for any cancellations made ten days prior to the start of the event.
Beyond Icefest, International Mountain Climbing School offers comprehensive climbing programs with world-renowned climbers and mountaineers as certified guides throughout the year. They climb with all ages and abilities on international expeditions; sponsor women’s rock climbing weekends, family climbing experiences, youth camps and guided day and overnight trips.
For more information on IceFest, 2015 go to www.mwv-icefest.com.