First Ice Climbing & Dry Tooling for 2015

As I've almost forgotten the last year's winter climbs with freezing belays, spindrifts, screaming barfies, wet ropes and cold metallic carabiners dangling around the waist, I felt the need to experience all these feelings again on my first weekend in the mountains in 2015. Although climate change may have delayed the start of the ice climbing season by a few weeks mostly everywhere (compared to last year), this last week the temperatures dropped below 20 degrees Celsius in Cluj. The thought came to my mind: let's go check the waterfall from Rachitele... it might have frozen! And yes, on Saturday I [...]