Lights installed behind frozen waterfall for Trippy scene

Ice climbing meets. . . um, stage lighting and theatrics? Check out this crazy scene from Minnesota last weekend, where the organizers of a climbing festival at the Sandstone Ice Park used plastic “rope lights” connected to a car battery to illuminate frozen vertical ice and bring out the nocturnal, axe-wielding hordes. —Stephen Regenold

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Photo by Peter Lenz

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Photo by Matt Holland

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Photo by Brenda Piekarski


Photo by Brenda Piekarski

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Photo by Matt Holland

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Photo by Brenda Piekarski

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In the day! Photo by Sean Foster