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An Ascent of East Osceola Slide

Are you willing to step off the marked trails and bushwhack through a wall of trees? If so then the East Osceola Slide may be one of the most rewarding climbs in the Whites. It has ice bulges, snowy pitches, breathtaking views and everything else you expect from an alpine climb except for other climbers.…

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An ascent of Shoestring Gully

Ice, snow, rocks, steep pitches and just about anything else you could want from an alpine experience can be found on Shoestring Gully. This multi-pitch ice and snow climb was the perfect way to expand my climbing comfort zone to kick off the winter season. Shoestring Gully is a mixed ice and snow route on…

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Mount Sunapee Ski Area Review

If you like skiing blue trails then Mount Sunapee might be your new favorite mountain. However If you like fancy ski villages and après ski nightlife you might want to point your car toward one of the more popular ski areas. I recently spent a day skiing Sunapee and the lack of lines combined with…