Ice Climbing Camps

Climb Ice in the Heart of Colorado

Rifle, Colorado Camp

Colorado Ice Climbing Camps. Our two day vertical ice climbing camps in Rifle, Colorado is perfect for those who have taken our Intro to Ice Climbing and/or Vertical Ice course or have similar experience. 

This course will allow you to climb on steep ice, pinpoint your strengths/weaknesses, and offer specific & personalized coaching to help you avoid the dreaded vertical ice pump.  All of the climbing for this course will be based out of the beautiful Rifle Mountain Park in Colorado. Area classics may include: Soul On Ice, Lower Ice Cave, Tree Slab, & Final Curtain.  Climbing the area classic’s depend on the abilities of the participant(s) and is up to the guide’s discretion.

 


Vail, Colorado Camp

2 Day Vail Vertical Ice Climbing Camp. Climb Ice in Colorado.Our two day vertical ice climbing camps in Vail, Colorado is perfect for those who have taken our Intro to Ice Climbing and/or Vertical Ice course or have similar experience.   

This course will allow you to climb on steep ice, pinpoint your strengths/weaknesses, and offer specific & personalized coaching to help you avoid the dreaded vertical ice pump. All of the climbing for this course will be based out of the majestic Vail, Colorado. Area classics may include: Spiral Staircase WI4-, Rigid Designator WI5-, & The Fang WI 5. Climbing the area classic’s depend on the abilities of the participant(s) and is up to the guide’s discretion.

 

Course Details

Overview:

Colorado is known for excellent ice climbing and our highly trained guides will make sure you experience everything there is to offer. We'll help you to:

  • Learn to use your skeleton more and your muscles less
  • Develop the ability to find rests and relax on the steepest ice
  • Learn techniques to avoid over-gripping – the source of the pump
  • Practice the art of swinging less and climbing more
  • Learn how rock climbing skills translate to more fluid and efficient movement on ice
  • Climb a lot and get expert feedback

Prerequisites:

 

Time:

8:00am - 4:00pm

Duration:

2 Days

Maximum Ratio:

5:1

Minimum Age:

Please call to register participants under 18 years of age

Price includes & Excludes:

Participants are responsible for their own food and lodging.

Meeting location:

Rifle, Colorado

Vail, Colorado

Equipment List:

Lodging:

Participants are responsible for their own lodging.

Notes:

All of our courses can be run as custom outings.  If you're interested in a course, but it doesn't fit into your schedule, please check out our custom guiding options.