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OUT THERE
Josh Elliott
December 22, 2003
It's no surprise that ice queen Kim Csizmazia (left) lives in Canmore, Alberta, the subzero climbing mecca of the world. There, the two-time winner of the Ouray (Colo.) Ice Festival braves temperatures of -30� and axes her way up the Canadian Rockies' most difficult ice routes. Csizmazia, 36, will compete in the Jan. 17-18 Ouray comps and then prepare for a three-week climbing expedition with top female Alpinist Kitty Calhoun on Alaska's Mount McKinley this spring. Says Csizmazia, "The real adventure is the hard ice in the mountains."
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December 22, 2003

Out There

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It's no surprise that ice queen Kim Csizmazia (left) lives in Canmore, Alberta, the subzero climbing mecca of the world. There, the two-time winner of the Ouray ( Colo.) Ice Festival braves temperatures of -30� and axes her way up the Canadian Rockies' most difficult ice routes. Csizmazia, 36, will compete in the Jan. 17-18 Ouray comps and then prepare for a three-week climbing expedition with top female Alpinist Kitty Calhoun on Alaska's Mount McKinley this spring. Says Csizmazia, "The real adventure is the hard ice in the mountains."

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