You pick the dates, times, objectives or instructional focus. This is our biggest booking year to year. Whether you are coming out for your first time ever, have a specific objective climb in mind, customized courses, want courses outside of dates offered, etc. then we can accommodate with our custom outings. This is ideal for any and every one interested in climbing whether you are a family group, corporate group, school group, individual, beginner, or expert. Contact us to customize your outing or choose from existing outlines and pick your own dates and times.

Custom Options

Any of our courses, or a mix of course itineraries
Beginner ice climbs to expert multi-pitch climbs
Ice climbing locations near Bozeman, Big Sky, and Cody, WY
Areas include Hyalite Canyon, Ousel Falls in Big Sky, and Cody’s South Fork of the Shoshone

Price list

Hyalite Canyon – Basic Ice Day (5-9 hrs)

  • 1:1- $420
  • 2:1- $600
  • 3:1- $720
  • 4:1- $795

*Prices do not include 3.5% land use surcharge

Hyalite Canyon – Advanced Ice Day (6-10 hrs)

Demanding multi-pitch climbs or difficult single pitch climbs (i.e. Cleopatras Needle, Avalanche Gulch, Matriarch, etc.)

  • 1:1- $550
  • 2:1- $780

*Prices do not include 3.5% land use surcharge

Big Sky Ice Climbing -Ousel Falls – (3-5 hrs)

$395 for one person plus $125 for each additional person

  • 1:1- $420
  • 2:1- $600
  • 3:1- $720
  • 4:1- $795

*Prices do not include 3.5% land use surcharge

Equipment List


  • Boots: single insulated ice climbing boot with crampon compatibility*
  • Climbing Harness*
  • Climbing Helmet*
  • Ice Tools (2)*
  • Crampons: step in with vertical front points must fit your boots*
  • Belay Device and locking carabiner*

*These items are included in the cost, but we must know what is needed in advance, particularly boot size


If your body runs cold you may want to add another layer

  • Long underwear, mid-weight (top & bottom), synthetic or wool.
  • Soft shell pant (lightly insulated)
  • Fleece or sweater (medium or lightweight)
  • Fleece (heavyweight)-have as backup in case your trip is during a cold snap
  • Insulated jacket (down or synthetic)
  • Waterproof jacket with hood (Gore-Tex)
  • Waterproof pants  (Gore-Tex)
  • Socks (mid-weight)
  • Hat: fleece or wool hat that covers ears & fits under a helmet
  • Gloves: one thin pair (medium weight) and one thick pair
  • Gaiters (optional)
  • Neck gaiter/buff or scarf


  • Daypack: 40-55L with ice tool carrying capabilities.
  • Sun screen
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermos: optional but wonderful to have
  • 1-liter water bottle with insulated sleeve (full!)
  • Food for the day: energy bars, GU packs or Hammer Gels
  • Hint: keep some food in your pockets so it doesn’t freeze.
  • Camera (optional), we have Go Pro helmet cam mounts.


  • Headlamp
  • Super light 10-20-liter pack to bring on route for belay coat, H2O, and food
  • Alternatively have method to clip above items to harness.
  • Optional second base layer top to change in to after long sweaty approaches
  • Plastic ice-screw holders that are pre-mounted to your harness

Course Dates

You pick the dates …


6:1 max (2:1 on multi-pitch climbs)
Can accommodate groups up to 16 participants