Ice Climbing http://nhpr.org en Ice Climber in North Country Falls http://nhpr.org/post/ice-climber-north-country-falls <p>A New Boston man fell Saturday while ice climbing in the Crawford Notch, according to news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Eric Scoville, 55, fell about 2:30 p.m. while climbing on the Frankenstein Cliffs when he fell about 70 feet. He was climbing alone without ropes, Fish and Game reported.</p><p>Nearby climbers reached him, arranged a litter and carried him to the Arethusa Falls parking area where he was met by an ambulance.</p><p>He was then flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock where yesterday he was listed in critical but stable condition.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:57:02 +0000 Chris Jensen 23872 at http://nhpr.org The White Mountains: Training Ground For The Greats http://nhpr.org/post/white-mountains-training-ground-greats <p></p><p></p><p>Conditions in New Hampshire’s White Mountains are notoriously harsher than their altitude suggests. But for World Class mountaineers this makes the Whites a perfect training ground.</p><p></p><p>It’s a windy, but warm winter day. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.mountainhardwear.com/Freddie-Wilkinson/Athlete_Freddie_Wilkinson,default,pg.html">Fred Wilkinson</a> hopes the thaw will make for what he calls sticky ice over at Cathedral ledge, meaning easily pierced by the pointy end of an ice-axe.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:29:26 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 20035 at http://nhpr.org The White Mountains: Training Ground For The Greats