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jumar
11-15-2007, 07:23 AM
Anyone planning on going to any ice festivals this year? Usually those are the times I go somewhere else bc I know there won't be a crowd, but maybe I should try one sometime...

Not sure if they're going to host a Utah one this year or not. :ne_nau:

mrbrejcha
11-29-2007, 11:49 AM
I'm usually at the Ouray ice fest, but you have to rember Ice Fests are more about partying, slide shows and nursing hangovers than climbing. Plus the park gets all beat up and kicked out so the climbing isn't the best anyway.

climbinghalfdome
01-13-2008, 06:21 PM
I went to the Cody WY Icefest last year and it was my first time climbing Ice in Cody. It was so different from the Teton's and Idaho Ice I'm used to.
Check out the gallery on;
http://www.southforkice.com/
I did the "Main Vein" 4 pitches of WI 3+
I was blown away by the amount of Ice in just the one canyon. Over 180 different ice formations, most are WI 4 and up. In fact my partner and I climbed the few WI 2's and 3's and then bailed. Temps in Feb were not bad eather, 40's and 30's he whole day.
I wish I could go this year, but can't get the time off. My partner is looking for someone to go with still.
kevinhansen
kevin_likes_to_climb_much@hotmail.com

jumar
01-13-2008, 08:27 PM
I went to the Cody WY Icefest last year and it was my first time climbing Ice in Cody. It was so different from the Teton's and Idaho Ice I'm used to.
Check out the gallery on;
http://www.southforkice.com/
I did the "Main Vein" 4 pitches of WI 3+
I was blown away by the amount of Ice in just the one canyon. Over 180 different ice formations, most are WI 4 and up. In fact my partner and I climbed the few WI 2's and 3's and then bailed. Temps in Feb were not bad eather, 40's and 30's he whole day.
I wish I could go this year, but can't get the time off. My partner is looking for someone to go with still.
kevinhansen
kevin_likes_to_climb_much@hotmail.com

Cody is a fun place to climb. The approaches are a lot longer than here in Utah. Guess I've just been spoiled :nod:

Some random pics from climbing there back in the 90's

http://www.my-mania.com/climbing/images/DeerCreek.jpg

http://www.my-mania.com/climbing/images/FiveSprings.jpg

http://www.my-mania.com/climbing/images/Thermopolis.jpg