Reunion is a WI4/M4 mixed climb at Chapel Pond, Keene Valley.  Mixed climbing involves “dry-tooling” as well as standard ice climbing.  As you can see, the ice is thin or non-existent in certain parts of this climb.  It is required to use the ice tools and crampons directly on the rock in this case.  That…

Chapel Pond Canyon

The Canyon – ice climbers flock here from all over the North East.  Easy access, adjacent to the main show on Chapel Pond, this location is filled with lots of established ice climbs ranging from WI2 thru WI5.  Climbers pictured are on Hot Shot (WI4), Ice Slot (WI4) and an unnamed WI4 in uber-fat conditions….