Are you completely new to climbing? Or are you a rock or gym climber but have never swung an ice axe? Have you ice climbed before but would like to be know the secrets to efficient movement? Are you intrigued by moving up rock using tools instead of your hands? Then this basics clinic is for you! You will learn everything you need to know about the fundamentals of ice and mixed climbing. You will have access to a variety of tool types and learn techniques to use them.
Equipment to Bring:
Climbing Boots (Crampon Compatible)
Crampons (Adjusted to fit your boots; test sizing prior to clinic)
Tubular belay device (ATC or Reverso)
Locking carabiners (2)
Prussik/hollow block for rappelling
Your own ice tools