Welcome to Marc Beverly's Blog

Beverly Mountain Guides » Home

A climber dangles from a roof in the San Juan mountains near Ouray, Colorado.
  ICE MIXED GRADESGrades have since become a contentious issue. Here's my take:Since Jeff Lowe set the first proper mixed rock and ice climb in Vail, Colorado, “Octopussy”, and was given the grade of M8 (mixed 8), people climbed “like” routes and the grades were similar. Then Will ...
Read more →