Photos: Frozen ascent

Posted: Friday, January 21, 2011

A local ice climber glances back briefly to grab his ice ax while climbing a frozen face adjacent to Nugget Falls last weekend. Ice climbing enthusiasts acknowledge the sport is likely more dangerous than rock climbing, but the new challenges it presents are part of the intrigue. Look for a full feature on ice climbing in the Outdoors section during the month of February.

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Photo by John Krumm / For the Juneau Empire
Photo by John Krumm / For the Juneau Empire


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