Ice Climbing 101
Instructional information on ice climbing
NEice takes a deep look at Ice Screws. What you need to know.
Ice climbing is different than rock climbing. Good gear is never really ever guaranteed and neither is solid ice. – Confessions of an Ice Climbing Junkie.
Scrolling through his portfolio, I found myself getting drawn into the experience in which he was photographing. An extraordinary photograph will take you on an adventure with a single image, and that is the ultimate goal of any photographer.
We have to be careful. Dry tooling causes damage to the rock. With time, the damage dry tooling causes becomes tolerated, accepted, and sanctioned by some. This will ultimately destroy a rock climb and the experience for future generations of climbers.
Steve House shows you how to make a naked A-thread rappel anchor for descending from an ice route.
Steve will be at this years Mountainfest in the Adirondacks Jan. 12-14. Don’t miss his slideshow Saturday Night.