3-day advanced ice climbing course in Banff, Canada

Spend 3 unforgettable days in the Rocky Mountains with this advanced ice climbing course in Banff in the company of a certified mountain guide.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Rockies

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
     

    Join me in this fantastic 3-day ice climbing course in Banff, in the Canadian Rockies! It will be an unforgettable and luxurious trip in this ice climber’s paradise.

    Also, the amount of terrain in Banff is unimaginable! But, most important, you will learn new ice climbing skills. First, for a day or two, we will go top-roping. Then, we will try a longer ice route. And if you want to add extra days to the itinerary, that is also possible.

    As this is an advanced level course, belay skills are required.

    During this 3 days ice climbing course in Banff, we will have or own comfortable home. We will share accommodations, as this is a group experience. Therefore, we will make decisions together. I will do my best to meet everyone’s needs, as this is your trip!

    Also, we will have our own vehicle. Besides, we will have plenty of time to enjoy meals and relax at night.

    Throughouth this 3-day ice climbing course in Banff you will learn the following:

    • Belay techniques
    • Steep ice climbing techniques
    • Rope handling and belay stance techniques
    • A and V-Thread anchors
    • Ice tool and crampon techniques
    • Rappelling from Ice Climbs
    • Ice Screw Placements
    • Mock-Leading
    • Ice Screw Anchors

    It will be a great experience in the amazing Rocky Mountains in Canada!

    So contact me if you want to join me in this advanced ice climbing course in Banff. I will be happy to answer your questions and start planning your trip!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1500 USD

    Group of 2
    1500 USD

    Group of 3
    1500 USD

    Group of 4
    1500 USD

    Group of 5
    1500 USD

    Group of 6
    1500 USD

    Group of 7
    1500 USD

    Group of 8
    1500 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Learning new skills

      Today you will learn new skills and the basics:crampons, ice tools, and how to use them both while top-roping on moderate ice climbsI will teach you also about ice screws and anchors.

    • Day 2Into steeper terrain

      Today we will venture into steeper terrain and you will put what you learned into practice. The basic building blocks of ice climbing will be utilized here. And while your confidence progresses with your skills, you will be able to try some mock leads as you practice your anchor construction and ice screw placement.

    • Day 3Climbing and feedback

      Today we will go ice climbing and we will also examine the last couple of days. I will offer you feedback about next steps in climbing and other educational courses you may be interested at.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Meeting point

    Transportation and times will be coordinated by email when the pre-trip announcement is sent to all registrants.

    More info

    Group maximum size: 8 people

    The price also includes:

    Meals at night

    Kaf Resources

    Ropes

    Ice Tools

    Ice Screws

    Crampons

    Helmet

    Harness

    Required Equipment:

    Ice Tools

    Crampons

    Helmet

    Climbing boots

    Appropriate layers

    If you need any gear, I offer full service rentals.

    Ages

    18+ for adult courses or 16+ with consent from a guardian and Kaf approval.

    12-18 for youth courses.

     

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