10 Tips for New Ice Climbers
Take a safety course to learn the best methods of glacier climbing. The knowledge is essential; glaciers are not your average hike up a hill. There are many dangers present, as well as techniques that you need to be aware of to ease the travel on a glacier.
- Glaciers change over the day as the sun impacts them; flows change, strength of ice changes, etc., and it is important to have a solid understanding of these realities.
- It is also crucial to know how to use crampons, ice axes, harnesses, and safety ropes.