Beginner/Intermediate Ice Climbing at the Frankenstein

Leaders
Carlos Sandoval Olascoaga (A coC I), Chelsey Graham (coA coI), Daniel S. DeLuca (B coI coS), David Johnson (CI)
Program
Winter School
Type
Ice climbing
Trip level
BI
Trip date
Sunday, January 23rd, 2022
Difficulty rating
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Confident top-rope belayer. Have ice climbed before. Winter hiking experience

Beginner/Intermediate ice climbing for both those new to ice climbing and those who've ice climbed before.

Depending on the skill level of the participants we can go introduce intermediate skills like screw placement and multi-pitch ice climbing.

When and where

We will be heading to the Frankenstein at Crawford Notch, where we will be accessing beginner and intermediate terrain. If the area is too crowded, we can look for other options around Crawford Notch.

We will be meeting at the Frankenstein parking lot on Sunday morning.

Who

Previous rock climbing experience is required. We are expecting You to be able to belay safely. You should have some winter experience

Trip members are expected to comply with MIT's covid vaccination policies.

Driving

If you are not willing to drive with other people in your car, please update your lottery preferences as "not driving".


Signup

Algorithm
first-come, first-serve
Maximum participants
5
Signups opened at
Jan. 19, 2022, noon
Signups closed at
Jan. 20, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
Notes
  1. Briefly describe your previous ice climbing / rock climbing experience
  2. Briefly describe your winter hiking experience
  3. What do you hope to practice on this trip?
  4. With which devices are you comfortable top-rope belaying?
Signups for this trip are closed.