When the fair weathered rock climbers put their racks in the attic for
the season around the end of October, another group of PAT-C's awaken
to do nothing but seek frozen water.
The numbers of ice climbers has
grown over the years for this exciting winter sport. When the
conditions are right, a number of relatively close ice sources are
within easy drives: White Oak Canyon, Crabtree Falls and Reigalsville,
PA. For FAT ice, a road trip to the Aidirondaks or flying to the White
Mountains of New Hampshire makes for a nice long weekend trip.
Pennsylvania offers a wonderful ice resource when the conditions are