This one-day course is an introduction to waterfall ice climbing and general mountaineering. It is best suited for novice winter climbers. The first half of the day will be spent learning about the equipment, crampons, ice axes, anchors and belays and the second half will be on application. Book online!
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Instruction on the ethics, skills, and techniques of dry tooling.
Dry tooling is a unique and challenging climbing discipline that combines the techniques of rock climbing with the use of ice tools and crampons on dry surfaces.
Led by IMCS Guide Jeni Calzaretta and Guest Guide, pro climber Zac St. Jules of Forecast Equipment.
From precision placements to balance and body positioning, Jeni and Zac will guide you through the fundamentals necessary for efficient dry tooling.
As you progress, Jeni and Zac will introduce you to more advanced techniques, such as hooking, torquing, and more, enabling you to climb steep and more demanding routes.
Previous climbing experience is recommended but not mandatory. This course includes all technical equipment.