Ice Climbing Courses
Ice Climbing I
Granite Arches' Ice Climbing I will teach you the basic tools and techniques of ice climbing.
- Equipment overview
- German/lower angle techniques
- French/higher angle techniques.
- Ice climbing belaying
- Climbing efficiency
- Ice tool selection and usage
Prerequisites: Ice climbing I or similar experience
This course can cover more advanced topics including ice appropriate rope systems, ice assessment, ice screw placement and analysis, Ablokov anchors, belay stance and technique, steep ice techniques, and finding creative protection in more challenging terrain.