NOTE: Participants must have either prior ice climbing experience and/or partners or obtain a guide for the weekend.
Come join us for a weekend of ice climbing and alpine adventures at Smuggler's Notch in Stowe, Vermont. There are various climbs throughout the Notch for all experience levels, including some top-roping options.
Prior ice climbing experience and/or partners required or obtain a guide. There will be no club infrastructure for new ice climbers. It’s expected that participants will be respectful of each other, clean up their mess, and help clean the house before everyone departs.
Dates: Mar 04-08, 2015
Must be a paid PATC-MS member in good standing with liability waiver on file. Sleeping location MUST be specified when signing up and will be on first come first serve basis. **Beds will be based on double occupancy where possible. Please obtain permission of person sharing bed with if they are a different gender.
First Floor –
-Queen Room – Spot 1 and Spot 2
-Bedroom 2 (two twin beds) Spot 3 and Spot 4
-Couches in Main Room - Spot 5 and Spot 6
Two Twin Beds - Spot 7 and Spot 8
There is a Waiting List. Once the Waiting List hits 3 people we will reserve a room at the Innsbruck Inn (can accommodate up to 5 people). The cost of the room will be split between ALL participants (<$50). By signing up for this event you are agreeing to this payment in the event the additional room is needed.
The accommodation is a condo unit at the Village Green at Stowe. There is a hot tub and swimming pool located near the main office building. There is room for about 3 vehicles so please carpool. Exact location will be provided to registered participants.
Cell phone coverage is decent in the area, including in the Notch.
Club will provide coffee, coffee filters, and sugar. Toilet paper and a few other sundries. Please bring a snack to share (chips/dip/brownies, etc). On Saturday night, we’ll have a pot luck. There are restaurants up and down Mountain Road in Stowe and there are at least 2 grocery stores.
Ice Climbing Gear: Rental & Sales in the area
Gear Exchange, Burlington, VT.
EMS, Burlington, VT
Ice Climbing Guide Services in the areaSunrise Mountain Guides in Stowe
EMS in Burlington, VT
Ice Conditions Reports
If you decide to cancel, a refund will only be issued if a replacement person can fill your spot.
Climbing is a dangerous sport and serious injury may occur