Ice climbing frozen waterfalls during winter in Alaska provides the ultimate challenge for seasoned summer rock climbers.
At a cost of $2.50 per ticket, anyone in the world can enter the Nenana Ice Classic and wager on the time of break up on the Tanana River.
The Nome National Forest features old Christmas trees and wooden cutouts, including a mermaid, all on the sea ice off the town’s coast.
People have used glacier ice from Alaska to cool their cocktails since at least the 1850s. The company Alaska Glacial Ice still harvests ice for cocktails.