Beginner, no climbing experience needed
Ability to hike in the uneven and snowy terrain for 1 hr
December to March
1 day with up to 6 hours of field time
Rock Creek & East Rosebud, Montana
Rental climbing equipment, group equipment, & instruction from a professional guide
Ice climbing boots, food, transportation, lodging, personal items, and guide gratuity
This introductory level course is built to show climbers the basics of ice climbing. The main goal is to get lots of climbing done on a variety of ice angles. Participants will learn about ice climbing movement, equipment, and belaying. This is also a fun way to explore the Montana in the winter!
Preparation for a day of ice climbing
Packing the right equipment
Review of knots, hitches, and belaying
Movement on ice
Swinging & kicking properly
This course is 1 day long and starts with a briefing at our office in Red Lodge.
Here, we discuss the clothing and equipment needed for ice climbing before caravanning to East Rosebud. After a short approach, we spend the day ice climbing at Hellroaring Falls, learning structured movement on ice.
The main goal of this course is to provide participants with a comfortable and safe first ice climbing experience. We make it a point to get lots of climbing done and stress learning proper techniques from the get go!
**Don't see a course date listed? Email our office to see if there is one coming up, or start a course of your own! Many of our courses are custom and low ratio, built to your needs.