Adventures on Ice: 21 Dazzling Photos of Frozen Exploits

See winter through the eyes of these bold, cold-weather adventurers.

By Lindsay N. Smith
Published 14 Nov 2017, 09:10 GMT, Updated 19 Feb 2021, 17:03 GMT

While some adventurers are deterred by freezing temperatures, others take advantage of the glorious opportunities winter provides. They swim through broken ice, get up close and personal with cold-weather wildlife, snowboard down snowy peaks, and explore glistening ice caves. By trekking into frozen landscapes, these intrepid athletes get the chance to explore pristine environments—and avoid the crowds while they do it.

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