Ice Courses

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Intro to Ice Climbing: Want to shorten your learning curve and learn proper ice climbing technique? Learn tool placement, stance, ice climbing techniques, equipment selection, clothing & layering. Everything needed to get you out on the ice.

Intermediate Ice: Improve your ice climbing technique! This intermediate course focuses on improving footwork, developing efficient tool placements/rests, and creating ease in both your style and experience of the route. The goal of the course will be to develop the tools necessary to conserve energy for longer and harder pitches of steep ice. Participants should have prior ice climbing experience.

Anchors Construction: It all starts here. Anchor building is essential to mitigating risk while climbing. This course will give you hands on instruction on how to build solid anchors. The course is designed to give you knowledge and background information of actual anchor building situations with instant feedback. Through the course of the day, you will have the opportunity to build anchors, and have your anchors critiqued. By the end of the day you should have the confidence to set up your own anchors in just about any situation.