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Topic - Climbing rime ice

jhw - on 26 Nov 2012
Does anyone have experience climbing the big rime formations you find in the Andes or Pacific Northwest, notably on Mt Hood?

Like the pinnacles towards the end of this sequence of photos http://www.treadinglight.com/adventureblog/2011/hoodpearlygates05202011/

Climbing these things looks super-fun but is it advisable? How do you protect it? I can't imagine getting a screw in there, for example...what else might work
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