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Out of the Dark – Dani Arnold Climbs Out of a Glacier

Imagine crawling beneath a glacier, 50 meters of ice directly above you... Or just watch this video.

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Dani Arnold’s aim is usually to stand on mountain peaks, so starting a climb with a descent into the darkness was a new experience for him. Follow Dani’s adventure in the depths of the Plaine-Morte Glacier and his climb back to daylight with ice tools on ice that he likens to panes of glass.


Also watch VIDEO: Dani Arnold Free Soloing a 1,000-Foot WI 7 Ice Climb