ADVANCED ICE CLIMBING
Lee Vining & June Lake, California - 2 days
California Alpine Guides
a division of International Alpine Guides.
ADVANCED ICE CLIMBING CLASS OVERVIEW
Looking to take your ice climbing to a new level or just want want something a bit more challenging than our intro trip? This ice course is for those who have taken an intro ice course or have previous ice climbing experience and would like to experience steeper and multi-pitch ice climbing.
After a quick review of basic ice climbing techniques, You will learn advanced ice climbing techniques with training in advanced movement on steeper ice, ice protection and ice anchoring, leading techniques, and muti-pitch ice climbing. For those who have caught the ice climbing bug there is no better way to hone your ice skills.
Includes ice climbing training in:
- Climbing steep ice
- Placing ice screws and building ice climbing anchors
- Principles of leading ice climbs
- Multi-pitch ice climbing
A great follow-up to our intro to ice climbing course. Let our expert guides take your ice climbing further. This is a front country based course with no camping, but there are local lodging options availabe. Ask us about our lodging packages!
ADVANCED ICE CLIMBING SKILL & EXPERIENCE LEVEL
Some previous ice climbing experience is required and you should be in very good physical shape.
Recommended prior trips or courses:
ADVANCED ICE CLIMBING 2017 DATES
- Ice climbing boots
- Ice tools, crampons, harness & Helmet