Intro to Ice Climbing

  • This tour is ideal for the first-time ice climber. Ice climbing is a unique and fun experience - using technical ice tools and crampons to climb frozen waterfalls with a guide on a safe top-rope can be a real thrill! 

    You will spend the day gaining a basic understanding of safety measures, tool placement, body positioning, belaying, and proper lowering techniques. 

    Minutes from downtown Aspen is an ideal area for the first time ice climber. Here we will introduce you to two-tool ice climbing techniques, and the associated gear required to climb a frozen waterfall.

    For the more advanced climber, our guides can t