Questions tagged [ice-climbing]

Questions about scaling ice with crampons and ice tools: Technique, material involved, ice characteristics and whatever else one needs to know to climb ice.

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Under what circumstances would you not use a recently planted ice screw?

I've done a lot of bouldering, sport climbing and some aiding. Awhile back I went ice climbing with some guys for about a week. I didn't participate much simply because I didn't feel the confidence ...