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Ice Climbing

OPB | Jan. 4, 2007 12:30 p.m.

For experienced ice climbers in the Cascades, just getting to the ice is part of the adventure. The relative warmth of Pacific Northwest winters means that the sheer, vertical sheets of ice that climbers seek out are always changing.

First Broadcast: 2005
Producer: Ed Jahn

More Information
  • An excellent resource for ice climbing & mountaineering in the cascades.
  • Online:
“State’s shrinking glaciers: Going … going … gone?”
  • An article from the Seattle Times about the shrinking glaciers in Mount Ranier National Park.
  • Online:


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