Ice Climbing in the Catskills
CDTs Jack Roche, Keegan Fitzpatrick, and Ed Coleman went on a trip section with the Mountaineering Club to ice climb in the Catskills mountains. The group hiked into the Hillier Ravine and climbed over seven pitches of ice. CDT Jack Roche got to do his first ice lead this weekend. They worked on ice climbing specific skills such as V-threads, and ice screw placements. In addition to moving quickly and efficiently through terrain. The trip concluded with descending the ravine using ice and tree anchors to rappel.