Famed Everest and world climber as well as perhaps the most famous New England climber Rick Wilcox of Conway is to be the featured speaker at the 2005 Highpointers Convention in New Hampshire. Here are some background resources.
Rick Wilcox purchased International Mountain Equipment in Conway in 1979.
International Mountain Climbing School Guide Service with Rick Wilcox
2000 Living on Earth radio interview about life on Mount Washington (both transcript and real audio/mp3)
Rick co-wrote “An Ice Climber’s Guide to Northern New England, Third Edition You can preview the book online through Amazon as well as search inside it (and see this nifty summit photo of Mount Washington).