Are you interested in climbing ice but have no idea where to start? The sport is foreign to most people and intimidating to get into. There are many questions to consider. Where to go? What gear is needed? Is it safe? This article will touch on the basics that you need to know to get… Read More

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β€œIce!” my partner yelled from above as he ascended the third pitch of Ames Ice Hose, a classic three star WI 5 M6 climb in Telluride, Colorado. Snow and ice rained down on my head as I wrangled my way deep into the hanging icy belay. My cold hands carefully extricated my favorite climbing jacket-… Read More

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Note: The 22nd Annual Ouray Ice Festival will be held January 19-22, 2017. Even if you don’t climb, this is a beautiful sport to watch. Not only are all the ice falls gorgeous, the expertise of the climbers is thrilling to watch as well. 21st Annual Ouray Ice Festival Over the 2016 Martin Luther King… Read More

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Nikolai Kuzovlev and Ekaterina Feoktistova, members of Red Fox’s ice climbing team, are the fastest in the world! On March, 6-8 the world champions of speed ice climbing were crowned during the final stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup, held in Kirov Oblast, Russia. The following e Red Fox team athletescompeted to win the… Read More

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In Sochi Olympic Park, at the recent Olympic games, a unique spectacle was designed and built β€” a 17-meter icicle, standing on the beach next to the Black Sea, surrounded by palm trees under the bright sun of Sochi β€” just to showcase ice climbing for consideration as an official Olympic sport. This year, from… Read More

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