North Conway is the hot bed for ice climbing in New England. Classics like the Black Dike, Repentance and Dracula pull in climbers during New Hampshire's long winters. Crawford Notch, commonly known as Frankenstein, is home to dozens of steep route such as Standard Right and Drop Line that were the standard back in the late 60's and early 70's, but still remain difficult test pieces.
Athletes: Sarah Garlick, Bayard Russell, Emilie Drinkwater
Backpacking the Wind River Range. It should be the right of passage for any trail lover. Titcomb basin connects a series of trails to deliver hikers to a granite stronghold of alpine lakes and Wyoming's tallest peaks. The fishing is excellent. The elevation gain is minimal. Dogs are allowed in the Wind River Range, a rarity for wilderness areas in the U.S. It's little wonder that NOLS using as this for a lot of its course work.