Build your skills by joining our Ice Climbing Skills Course!
This 2-day Ice Climbing Skills Course will feature a day of instruction and climbing at the Lake City Ice Park, covering a customized itinerary designed to help you reach your ice climbing goals, whether that is improving climbing ability, learning to lead, or multi-pitch ice climbing skills. Day 2 will build off the skills developed on Day 1 and transition to a backcountry multi-pitch ice climbing objective, if conditions allow. A low climber to guide ratio allows this Ice Climbing Skills Course to be tailored to your specific ice climbing goals. Our professional, AMGA-trained guides have years of experience instructing ice climbing for everyone from beginner to advanced.
- A professional & knowledgeable guide
- All technical ice climbing gear needed
February 22-23, 2023
4 spots available!
Day 1-Lake City Ice Park
- Ice Climbing Movement Skills
- Ice Anchor Building
- Lead Climbing Skills
- Multi-Pitch Ice Climbing Skills
- V-Thread Anchor Construction and Rappelling
Day 2-Lake City Backcountry or Ice Park
Day 2 venue selection will be based on current backcountry ice and avalanche conditions
- Route Evaluation
- Application of Multi-Pitch Ice Skills
- Descending Multi-Pitch Ice Climbs
Both days will take place close to Lake City, CO. We recommend staying in Lake City and there are a variety of affordable winter lodging options.
We will provide all necessary technical climbing gear, including boots, crampons, and ice tools. You just need to bring warm clothes, snacks, and backpack to carry it!
Routes range from beginner, easier climbs to difficult and long, multi-pitch ice climbs.