Things to DoIce-climbing destinationsRyan Stuart·November 21, 2013 Total0 0 0 0 0Take your “pick”! Photo: flinner!, via Flickr. Ice climbing near Lillooet. While climbers tackle ice in just about every corner of the province—from Vancouver Island to Prince George—a few areas rise to the top with the best conditions and easiest access. 1. Golden On the edge of the Rocky Mountains, which are considered one of the world’s best ice climbing destinations, Golden claims the province’s ice-climbing crown. 2. Marble Canyon The rock walls along Highway 99 west of Lillooet contain the largest concentration of ice routes within a half-day’s drive of Vancouver. 3. Tumbler Ridge During winter the Waterfall Capital of the North turns into an ice-climbing destination with lots of variety and plenty of possible first ascents. 4. Whistler Ride the ski lifts, then slide to the base of several excellent climbs. Find others a short drive away from town, especially towards Pemberton. Info: Southwest: Conditions and route information from the coast to Lillooet (westcoastice.com). The North: The resource for ice climbing north of the Cariboo (northernbcice.wikifoundry.com). The Rockies: An extensive site with articles, gear, and route information (canadianrockiesice.com).