Cool Climbs: The 7 Best Ice Climbing Spots Around the World
Wintertime can bring some harsh, unbearable weather. But, when the weather comes, some incredible things come along with it. Snow sits atop trees and mountains, glistening as the sun hits. And water freezes in creative icle shapes in smaller and bigger formations.
The big ice formations, that occur around waterfalls, cliffs, and rock slabs are some of the most incredible sights to be seen in the wintertime. But, these ice formations are more than just pretty spectacles to appreciate from afar.
To some, when winter hits, and water freezes over, a playground is made. Ice climbers find the best places in the world to climb those epic ice formations. It can be dangerous, and alpine ice is somewhat unpredictable. But, to reach the top of an ice fall is an incredibly rewarding experience.
Whether you are a new to ice climbing, and want to try out for the first time this winter, or you’re a seasoned veteran to the sport, these ice climbing spots offer a cool experience for every level.