Ice climbing is excellent for the climber who loves new experiences and the great outdoors. This sport involves climbing ice formations such as cliffs and rocks covered with ice, frozen waterfalls and icefalls. Ice climbing is generally devided into two different types alpine ice and water ice. Alpine ice is found on mountains and is usually climbed when trying to each the summit, where as water ice is when a flow of water has frozen, it is often found on cliffs. Both these types of ice can vary greatly in consistency depending on the weather conditions, which is why training on knowledge is essential.
Buildering is commonly known as urban climbing. It is when you climb on the outside of buildings and other structures. This is a growing sport with more and more special events taking place for experienced climbers. It can attract huge crowds, especially with the media attention it gets, calling it the modern day spiderman. Climbers tend to start with smaller sections of buildings and gradually build on there skills, strength and stamina to accomplish larger structures. Buildering can be a dangerous sport if practised without ropes and protection, making training a must.