Ice Climbing, the sport of the Few, The Foolhardy, and the Thrill Seeking. Not for the faint of heart or the weak of knee.
Enjoy the Cold? Love the sparkle of the sun against the snow? Find joy in the small tracks left in the snow by small animals? Find thrill in heights but hate sweating? You will love Ice climbing. This harsh winter sport is similar to rock climbing but requires the use of far more clothing and an ice pick.
Some popular places to ice climb include:
Ouray, Colorado – this winter wonderland set in the beautiful rocky mountain landscape will blow your mind.
Valdez, Alaska – One of the most remote and beautiful ice climbing sites.
Rjuken, Norway – This very sunny yet cold mountain range offers a variety of types of ice climbing including ravine diving and range loping.