Alpine Ice Climbing: @ Mt Webster

Alpine Ice Climbing: @ Mt Webster 

Host is:  ( Jay Briscoe   )


This Meetup’s max size will be two teams of three climbers (6)… FYI

The Team's: Everyone Gets Wait Listed..!

No Helmet no Climbing!!!. Period..!!!

As always the size of the Meetup is based on how many people the area can handle & the number of lead climbers who RSVP for the Meetup....!

For each lead climber we pair you up with one experienced belayer and then we can add one newbie climber/Follower.

It’s always the understanding that the "Newbie/Follower" as at a minimum has climbed before but just no capable for leading on Ice and also has knowledge of the climbing knots and all the gear required.

Sign up...  First to RSVP is the first to fill a opening based on experience needed.

 Description:

Many long moderate gullies up the west slope opposite Mt. Willey. The gullies, though moderate, are long, consistent, and offer some stunning views of the notch.


The Top 5 Classics Routes for Mt. Webster

Landslide Gully  WI2-  Ice, Alpine

Horseshoe Gully WI2-  Ice, Alpine

Central Couloir  WI3 M1 Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine.

Shoestring Gully WI2 Ice, Alpine, 6 pitches

Greens Chasm 5.6 WI3 Trad, Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 2500'


Climbing Teams:

To be announced


Links to More info:

http://www.rockclimbing.com/routes/North_America/United_States/New_Hampshire/Carroll_County/Mt__Webster/

http://www.mountainproject.com/v/mt-webster/106100766

 

Carpooling:

Place a thread here on the board and see if others are willing...


Gear:

You will need the listed Ice Climbing gear in the files section of our meetup page on line.


This is not a Meetup for folks that need to Rent on the same day as this Meetup.


Link to gear list:   Note: no helmut = No climbing! Period!

 http://files.meetup.com/1688204/Gear%20List%20-%20Ice%20Climbing%20%28Follower%2901282013.pdf


Waiver:  Read !!!

Be Warned!

Mountaineering, Skiing – Alpine or Back Country, Rock & Ice Climbing by its very nature is an extremely hazardous activity.

Falling off any part of an climbing route or bouldering challenge or other associated activity's, even hiking to a destination may result in injury or death. Weather, Trail conditions be it a slip on a trail or falling objects like rocks, climbing gear or tree’s from above, or avalanche can all incur injuries’ and/or death.

Any information on this Meetup group page is for the basic understanding of what could be encountered. We do not guaranty any type of accuracy on this information. Seek your own additional resources of information.  You as an active member! Perhaps, lacking any of the following, professional training, good judgment, moral caricature or a conscious. We or anyone on any Meetup-Mountaineers cannot be held responsible in anyway.

When arriving at any Meetup you should always use your own best judgment. Weather or not the conditions “ both physical or mental” are in your best interests. The judgment, Is this a place you should or shouldn’t be?

If you get hurt…. Don’t even think about blaming someone else. You made all the decisions and where warned.  Dragging yourself out of bed and driving to the meeting location. Too walk up to the activity and participate is on you. We are not guides or leaders in any event held. Just the organizers of finding a meeting location that people with similar interests can meet and socialize.

It’s always your right to back out and live the good life with all the rest of the human race eating cheese doodles and Twinkie’s in front of the television for the day….

That said have fun! Play safely! And take the responsibility of your own actions.

The Organizers

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  • Chris W.

    Great day

    March 4, 2014

  • Jay B.

    Great Freaking Time..!!! Weather was perfect. Trails in and out where perfect and everyone lived.. That's always perfect..:-) Enjoyed see in you all and looking forward to another trip in this area and a couple weeks... Cheers...

    March 4, 2014

  • Dominique B.

    Did shoestring yesterday with Ken. It was lovely. A litttle snowy.
    You guys have fun

    1 · March 2, 2014

  • Chris W.

    Carpool from Boston 128 area? Let me know[masked]

    February 28, 2014

    • Jay B.

      Hey Chris ... I will be up there already... I could meet folks at Exit 26 Hatch Plaza

      February 28, 2014

  • Jay B.

    Folks as always... If you want to get out climbing and the area posted on any given day is not of interest. Let me know the day and the area and I will be happy to post a Meetup per your request. Jay

    February 26, 2014

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