ICE 1: Intro to Ice Climbing

ICE 1: An Intro Course for Ice Climbing

Ever thought about ice climbing? Come and experience this exhilarating sport on our Into to Ice Climbing course. Typically based out of Whistler or Pemberton, depending on weather, this course is designed to provide a strong foundation in the skills necessary to ice climb safely.

We will introduce you to the equipment, proper ice climbing technique, top-rope belay systems and even the basics of ice screw placement and anchor construction. Teaching you how to ice climb efficiently and safely while having an unforgettable weekend of learning, challenge and exhilaration! No experience is necessary, leave that to us!

Course Summary:

  • Costs: $499 per person
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Included:
    • 2 days of instruction
    • Required technical gear
  • Location: Whistler/Pemberton or Lillooet Area
  • Dates & Availability:
    • January 2 & 3, 2021 full
    • January 16 & 17, 2021: 1 spot available

Equipment List: Intro to Ice


  • ACMG Certified Guide/Instructor
  • Use of Ice Axes, screws & other related technical equipment
  • Group gear


  • Transportation to/from meeting points.
  • Personal equipment including boots
  • Hotels/Lodging
  • Food

Fine Print:

  • A $75 deposit per person is required to secure a booking.
  • The final payment due 30 days prior to the trip.
  • Trips subject to 5% GST.
  • We highly recommend Travel & Medical insurance.
  • Be sure to look over our Booking Policies.
  • Participants will be required to sign a Waiver & Covid Declaration.
Avalanche_Canada_ast provider