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America's Wildest Winter Adventures

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Lora Slawitschka

From Colorado to Maine, 10 extreme winter sports that any adventurer can tackle.

Ice Climbing

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The Venue: Ouray Ice Park, Ouray, CO.

The Adventure: Ascend the frozen waterfalls of Ouray’s Uncompahgre River Gorge, where a local organization aims hoses and sprinklers off cliff edges each winter to grow dozens of immense ice climbs. Guide services teach newbies to swing ice axes and kick crampons on the walls of white.

America's Wildest Winter Adventures

Ice Climbing

The Venue: Ouray Ice Park, Ouray, CO.

The Adventure: Ascend the frozen waterfalls of Ouray’s Uncompahgre River Gorge, where a local organization aims hoses and sprinklers off cliff edges each winter to grow dozens of immense ice climbs. Guide services teach newbies to swing ice axes and kick crampons on the walls of white.

Lora Slawitschka
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