Author Archives: Art Mooney

Rock Climbing the Whitney Gilman Ridge!!!

I have traveled to climb in many beautiful places and what I have found is that New Hampshire is one of the finest around. NH is my home, and I am psyched to be here. Aubrey and I have climbed … Continue reading

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Lieda, Chullila, Costa Blanca, Spain

In May Terry and I traveled to Spain. We arrived into Barcelona then traveled southwest in the country side and along the coast.  With so many climbing areas we had to narrowed it down, four venues made the list Montserrat, … Continue reading

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Sun, Sand, Stone – The Red Rock!!!

Jerry and I find ourselves in the Red Rock area once again.  We have traveled here many times in search of  Sun, Sand, Stone – The Red Rock.  This fantastic area does not disappoint, it keeps on providing.  Highly engaging climbs … Continue reading

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Mastering the Guiding Craft

Through out each year I seek balance in the vertical world.  The balance is between three activities, personal climbing, private guiding, and instructional courses. My work with the AMGA falls into the instructional course category.  This course work is two … Continue reading

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Route de Balines!!!

The Cote Nord borders the St Lawrence for 1250 kilometres (775 miles), from Tadoussac to Blanc-Sablon Quebec. The coastline of this region has been designated the Whale Route, since 13 different species of whales, including the blue whale, can be found in the waters of … Continue reading

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The Magic of Omega!!!

Omega!!! Omega had been climbed a week ago by numerous teams. Andrew and I made the approach and attempt but backed of due to brittle ice and cold conditions. It was one week later and I wanted it bad, my … Continue reading

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Friends, Family, Highlights 2017

Memories of a fantastic year with so many wonderful people. Thank you all for the time spent together on these days on the rock, ice, mountains. Its 2018 and I am ready to do it again – enjoy!!! Lake Willoughby … Continue reading

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A Cold Cold World!!!

Mike and Jackson were both psyched for a NH ice climbing trip. We had planned the date over a month ago, our schedule was set. With the current arctic air mass locked into place I knew the day would be … Continue reading

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Northeast Mentorship Event – Ice Climbing Guides!!!

It was on a September day rock climbing at Whitehorse Ledge that the idea of a Northeast Mentorship Event for Ice Climbing Guides was mentioned by Ted Teegarden. Ted was psyched, as an AMGA guide, an AMGA ambassador, a passionate … Continue reading

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Irish Drool

Kinsman Notch is a small ice climbing area located in a sheltered forested location minutes away from Lincoln NH. The routes are all single pitch with one exception the Beast. The small size of the area does not reflect the … Continue reading

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