This course is limited to those who have previously served in the US military or who are current military. It mirrors that of our Intro to Ice Course! A 2-day course designed for the complete novice and/or those who have climbed rock, and are looking to extend those skills into the world of ice climbing. Learn the techniques, gear, and skills needed to become a competent ice climber!
- Ability to identify ice climbing equipment, properly don and check harness, helmet, boots, and crampons.
- Belay communications.
- Climbing knots and hitches: Figure 8 Follow-through, Double Fisherman’s, Prussic, Munter, Clove Hitch, and Water Knot.
- Proper top rope anchor placement and setup.
- Rappel setup and techniques with friction devices.
- Ice climbing technique up to WI4 with coaching.
- January 15-16, 2022
Don’t see course dates to match your schedule? Book a Private Course for any dates!
$495 for 2-day course (plus 5% military discount)
- Professional guiding and instruction
- All technical equipment (ice tools, boots, crampons, helmet, and harness)
4:1 (max of 8 participants, 2 guides)
Note: With 8 participants, we will have two 4:1 climbing teams to maintain better social distancing.
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 climbers
Don’t see course dates that work for you?
Visit our calendar to check out our other courses!