Teton Ice Park

Chasing Waterfalls

Feb 17, 2010
Outside Magazine
Central Gully Buttress at Teton Ice Park

Central Gully Buttress at Teton Ice Park    Photo: Photograph by Christian Santelices

Ice climbing just got a little less hairy. Set on a 100-foot cliff wall a mere five-minute walk from Wyoming's Grand Targhee resort, the new Teton Ice Park offers rookies a controlled atmosphere for learning to wield an ax. A system of low-flow showerheads douses the wall all day long, ensuring stable conditions, and guides with Victor, Idaho–based Aerial Boundaries teach the basics. Private guiding from $105; tetonice.com

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