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Ice Climbing

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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

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  • An excellent resource for ice climbing & mountaineering in the cascades.
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Tsunami; Ice Climbing (1603)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1603
Original Broadcast: January 4, 2007