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Todd Swain: Early Ice Climbing in the Northeast

Date and Time

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Location

Online,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

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Overview

Ever wonder what the early pioneers of New England ice climbing used for tools and techniques? Travel back in time to the 1960s, 70s and 80s to learn about old school ice tools, ice protection and techniques -- and the people and routes they climbed -- with ice climbing historian and guidebook author Todd Swain in this free virtual session.

AMC Trip Policy

COVID 19 Information: As of December 1, 2021 AMC requires volunteers be vaccinated or receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the start of an event. AMC relies on the honor system for compliance. Participants may be required to wear masks, provide proof of vaccination, or in the alternative a current (within 72 hours) negative PCR test as a condition of attending this event. For your personal safety, you should expect to be in the presence of vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all AMC settings and should make choices about participating accordingly.

Cost

Free

Todd Swain on the first ascent of Dropline, Frankenstein Cliff, New Hampshire.

Activity

Climbing/Mountaineering

Offered By

Boston

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

AMC Boston Office

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader



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Matt is the current Chairperson of the AMC Boston Chapter Mountaineering Committee, as well as the Co-Director of the AMC Boston Ice Program.

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