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Adventure Awaits

GMMC Steep Ice/Lead Ice

  • 18 February 2023
  • 19 February 2023

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Organizer: John Killan, Girth Hitch Guiding


Activity Type:  Ice Climbing, Mountaineering


Difficulty Rating: Intermediate, Difficult

Itinerary: Meet at Nordegg Hostel on the 18th morning for steep ice/ lead ice.

This is intermediate guided days of skills progression. MUST have a general understanding and have ice climbed before.

Unlock your potential for winter adventure. Sharpen into the specific skills required to lead climb while climbing a frozen waterfall.This adventure starts when you meet your guide and get your equipment. From there we will travel to our climbing site. Your guide will expand your ability to climb ice with very specific movement coaching and skill progressions. We will help you sharpen your skills while you learn the most efficient way to climb a frozen waterfall.

349 per person for two jam packed days. Must be an active GMMC member. Discount link will be sent via email after registration.

Prerequisites/ experience: Try Ice or 5 days of ice climbing experience

Recommended to have had steep ice coaching/ or understanding of it.

Fitness Level: Reasonable fitness

Required items to bring: Wear winter clothing and lots of layers (what you would wear to the ski hill)

Please arrive with lunch, water, a full tank of gas, and be ready to adventure.

Gear Rentals are available.

Most likely staying at the Nordegg Hostel. tbt

As per club guidelines, participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodations and transportation.

Please refer to the GMMC Policies regarding Animals, Carpooling, Accommodation, and Cancellation.

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