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Intermediate / Advanced Ice & Mixed Techniques

  • Mazama Mountaineering Center 527 Southeast 43rd Avenue Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

Learn advanced techniques to improve the fun factor/efficiency on moderate terrain and to guide you through the steeper stuff. Additionally, learn techniques to move through the terrain when the ice gets thin or simply disappears. Mastering the skills in this clinic can potentially open doors to new, longer, and more technical venues in vertical world.

Prerequisite: Intermediate Climbing Skills

Equipment to Bring:
Climbing Helmet
Climbing Boots (Crampon Compatible)
Crampons (Adjusted to fit your boots; test sizing prior to clinic)
Climbing Harness
Rock Shoes
Tubular belay device (ATC or Reverso)
Locking carabiners (2)
Prussik/hollow block for rappelling

Optional Gear:
Grigri-style device
Microtraxion-style device
Your own ice tools


Earlier Event: November 17
High Angle Rescue
Later Event: November 17
Anchors for the Modern Age