Boulder Mountaineering School, CMC Boulder Group

The Ice Climbing Clinic presents the basics of ice climbing. BMS is a prerequisite along with the ability to be self-sufficient in a winter environment ? the ability to know the rigors of learning in a winter environment. Students are required to attend lecture and one of the two field trips. The Ice Climbing clinic is intended for those who would like to gain experience with the basics of ice climbing. Topics covered include : ice climbing technique (vertical and moderate slope) ; ice climbing gear (boots, crampons, clothing, axes etc.); and ice protection and methods of placement (screws, v-thread etc.)

The course consists of one evening lecture and a full-day field trip.

Contact:  The Ice Clinic Director,

Equipment Provided:  Helmets, Ropes, Ice axes

Student Equipment:  Winter/Climbing boots, crampons, climbing gear, pack, clothing.

Course offered

Application and Student Waivers