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Growing Ice: Upcoming 2012 Ice Festivals

Jan. 24th 2012

The swinging of tools and the kicking of crampons have a unique satisfaction that has to be experienced in order to be realized. With the proliferation of climbers who have been hooked by ice climbing has come the evolution of regional ice climbing festivals. Or, is it the other way around? Either way, ice festivals have gotten a foothold on aspiring winter enthusiasts, alluring people to embrace the frozen landscapes in the wilds near their home.

Will Gadd. Photo: Christian Pondella

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