This course is for those who have experience climbing on ice and want to tap in to some of the techniques necessary for leading ice routes. Topics covered include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Ice Screw placements and removal, protection evaluation
  • Multi-point/multi-directional anchor construction
  • V-Threads
  • Fall factors and forces created
  • Technique and lead-climbing strategy
  • Lead belays and belaying from above
  • Equipment selection and use

PREREQUISITES: Climbers enrolling in our Leading Ice Climbs Courses should have a solid background in climbing on ice.  Contact us about options if you feel you need to gain these skills.

Course Duration

1 day course

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Course Dates

  • December 12, 2020
  • February 6, 2021

Cost

$275

Includes: ice boots, tools, crampons, harness, and helmet
No extra costs

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