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Intro to Ice Climbing
Lee Vining/June Lake, California - 2 days

Looking for a different kind of climbing experience? Try ice climbing! This course is for those who are looking to try the very different world of ice climbing.

A fun two-day course teaching the basics of technical ice climbing skills. You will learn a full spectrum of ice climbing techniques with instruction in proper crampon techniques, equipment selections, tool placements, movement on ice, basic protection placement and basic anchor systems…plus plenty of time on the ice.

For those with big mountains in mind, there’s no better way to hone your skills. This is a complete introduction to the world of water ice climbing.

Location: Lee Vining Canyon or June Lake area (depending on ice conditions) which is approx. 30 minutes north of the resort town of Mammoth Lakes. Five hours from Los Angeles and Five hours from the SF Bay area.

Prerequisites: Some previous rock climbing or mountaineering experience preferred, but not required. Any questions? Give us a call.

Dates 2014: Dec 27-28
Dates 2015: Jan 17-18, Feb 7-8, Mar 7-8
Cost: $350

Includes: Group climbing equipment such as ice tools, ropes and technical gear. Personal climbing gear such as harness, helmet, cramponsand boots are provided if needed.

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