Ice Climbing: Kinsman Notch (Beg - Int) Lead or Toprope options

  • March 8, 2014 · 8:30 AM
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Ice Climbing: Beginner & Intermediate


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


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....!

To participate in this Meetup at a minimum you must have ice climbed before, be an experienced belayer and know your climbing knots as well as having all required gear.

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

Don't forget no helmet no climbing!!! Period... If you have a suitable rope in good condition bring it.

Note: Kinsman has many single pitch routes, from WI2 to WI4. It is about 20 minutes of hiking from the side of the road parking.

For information on Kinsman, please see Mountain Project:

http://www.mountainproject.com/v/kinsman-notch/106117347


Ice climbing conditions:


http://www.neclimbs.com/index.php?PageName=iceConditions

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. Here is a link to that info.

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

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


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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  • Ray

    Any other photos out there. Had a great time, looking for some photos of all of us climbing. Thanks, and I'll see all of you on the next trip.

    1 · March 11, 2014

    • Lovena (Lovey) H.

      Hey Ray, I just uploaded 9 more photos, yours is one of them.

      March 11, 2014

  • Lovena (Lovey) H.

    What a MELLOW day for climbing!!! Thank you Jeff for putting this together and getting ropes up for us to climb. It was great meeting you Ray. Fun climbing with you again Jeff, Amy and Jen - let's do it again! :)

    March 9, 2014

  • Amy G.

    Had an awesome time, can't wait to do it again!

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • Ray

    Great weather and fabulous people! Jeff did a great job. Nice relaxed atmosphere.

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • Lee A.

    Hey Jeff, thinking about joining you but wondering if i can carpool with you and what your time of departure is and when you expect to be back. Thanks!

    March 6, 2014

    • Jeffrey D.

      Unfortunately I can't car pool as I am headed to ME after for a family thing Sunday.

      March 6, 2014

    • Lee A.

      Ok, Jeff. I made plans to climb the Flume tomorrow. Have a great trip! checked out royalston falls the other day, let me know if you want to climb it.

      March 7, 2014

  • Ray

    Got your message Jeff and I'll give Jennifer a call.

    March 7, 2014

  • Ray

    I'll be heading up from the Keene, NH area. Going up route 9 to Concord, then 93. If you need a lift let me know. I'll be in Concord by 7:00 or so.

    March 7, 2014

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