Have you ever wanted to delve into the dark arts of ice or mixed climbing, but didn’t know where to start? Are you planning on joining our Lake City and/or Ouray ice trips and want to brush up on your skills? Now’s your chance to get expert guidance for climbing frozen waterfalls from our very own Program Manager, and self-proclaimed ice-hound, Sam Sala. We’ve secured access to an amazing, near-roadside private ice flow and mixed climbing crag near Leadville, CO, and we can’t wait to share it with you!
During this full day of instruction, we’ll start out with a quick intro, discussing some of the basics of ice and mixed climbing, including the specialized gear needed, general etiquette at the crag and other safety considerations that are specific to these styles of climbing. After the intro discussion, we’ll dive into the basic movements and techniques of ice and mixed climbing. Whether you’ve climbed a few times or never before, this will be a great chance to set you up for success climbing during our multi-day ice trips to Lake City and Ouray!