Intro to Ice Climbing (1 day) - Mar15

  • Date
    Friday, 15 March, 2019
  • Time
    From 08:00 am to 03:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer name
  • Price
  • Website
  • Address
    120 18th Ave SW
    Calgary, AB

The Intro to Ice Climbing Adventures are designed to introduce you to the sport of ice climbing. This is a 1 day Adventure and we will have you swinging and introduced to the world of ice with a safety oriented approach; the guides will begin with the basics:

Site safety and awareness
- Walking with crampons
- Belaying top rope and lead climbers
- Swinging the tools and movement skills

As the day progresses or if you choose the 2-day program, you be introduced to:
- Steeper ice techniques
- Frontpoint techniques
- Placing ice screws
- Building anchors and v-thread
- Mock leads and repelling

Both days will be at different venues, which may include:
- Kings creek in K-country
- The Junkyards in Canmore
- Bear Spirit near Banff
- Johnston Canyon near Banff
- Haffner creek Kooteney NP

Looking for a little more? I’ve got 2-day Intro to Ice Climbing & Skills Review. Check it out!