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Finding Minnesota: Ice Climbing In Duluth

By: WCCO-TV, Rachel Slavik | February 14, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Minnesota may not have the towering mountains, but there is a strong climbing community.

In the winter months, Minnesota’s cold weather climate creates a unique opportunity for climbers who prefer ice over rock.

The options for ice climbing are somewhat limited, but in Duluth, one spot has attracted climbers for years.

For a winter destination, an old Duluth quarry seems the unlikely choice.

Yet, every season, the ice-covered cliffs offer an invitation many can’t ignore.

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Photo: Hansi Johnson