/ NEWS: REPORT: Kandersteg Ice Festival 2012

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UKC News - on 12 Jan 2012
Competition winners Petra Klingler and Patrik Aufdenblatten most likely spent their 500 in the bar!, 3 kbThe weekend of the 7th and 8th of January saw the 2012 Kandersteg Ice Climbing Festival take place.

The event had workshops, a competition and of course a huge party...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=65955

Jack Gillespie - on 12 Jan 2012
In reply to UKC News: Don't usually post at all but that just seems to be aid climbing with a top rope-real cutting edge stuff
hexcentric - on 12 Jan 2012
In reply to Jack Gillespie:

Perhaps due to the fact there is hee haw ice available at the moment?

But still, you are correct.
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tom290483 - on 12 Jan 2012
In reply to Jack Gillespie:

Kandersteg is all about the festival, they dont have a lead comp so that it will attract everyone from pros through to beginners. Its a friendly vibe and just a bit of fun to start the competition season.

Drytooling could be described as aid climbing in the same way that ice axes are used as a form of aid to ascend vertical ice. Its only training for the real stuff anyway.

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