Photographer says: “It’s almost a vertical column, reminiscent of the Romanesque, but it is entirely out of ice. Its height is 30 meters! It is absolutely stunning. Tourists and climbers come here to experience their own power. It is very difficult to photograph, needs a special flash and other equipment, so that without preparation does not cope. Two years ago there was an accident, one of the climbers fell almost to the height of the tenth floor.

A. Sam Elias climbs Fang, icy tower height of 30 meters, located in Fearpley, Colorado.

Keith Ladzinski took photographs of many brave climbers who decided to climb the sheer walls of ice or frozen waterfall in Colorado and Canada. In the photo: John Walsh, in Golden, British Columbia.

Matt Lloyd and Lauren Lee examine the ice cave in Rifle, Fearpley, Colorado.

Matt Lloyd climbs the ice column in the Veil, Fearpley, Colorado.

Sam Elias climbs the so-called “ice palace” in Rifle, Fearpley, Colorado.

Sam Elias is preparing to rise.

Chris Olstrin during the rise in Kuarey, Fearpley, Colorado.

Matt Lloyd climbs the ice wall in Rifle, Fearpley, Colorado.

Chris Olstrin during the rise in Kuarey, Fearpley, Colorado.

Sam Elias during an ice climbing tower in the Veil, Fearpley, Colorado.

Sam Elias during the ascent.

Chris Olstrin during the rise in Kuarey, Fearpley, Colorado.

Sam Elias during the ascent.