Introduction to Ice Climbing | Pursuit

Introduction to Ice Climbing

Learn the fundamentals of ice climbing including how to properly use equipment, plan your day of climbing, and follow safety protocol to maximize enjoyment. Great for beginners or for people looking for a refresher.

Price Includes:

  • All technical climbing equipment for both group and individual (harness, helmet, boots, crampons, ice tools, shovel, beacon, probe, ropes)
  • Certified guide

Sample Itinerary:

  • 8:00 AM Day begins and introductions
  • 8:15 AM Safety briefing and protocol
  • 8:30 AM Gear rundown and distribution
  • 8:45 AM Depart for trailhead
  • 9:45 AM Technique demonstration, ice identification, safety and equipment check
  • 10:00 AM Low practice (belay, climb, communication)
  • 10:30 AM Ice climbing practice
  • 3:00 PM Anchor and skill techniques and departure
  • 4:00 PM Debrief and end of trip


Will R.


I temporarily retired from kayak guiding on Lake Superior to join corporate America and pay the bills. Now that I can do both, I'd love to take newcomers and experienced paddlers alike out on the water, into the mountains, or wherever they're looking...

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Parking (free)


Estes Park, Colorado

   Estes Park, CO

Exact location may differ depending on day, permits, weather, interest, and abilities.

Starting at  $330

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          $330.00/person x 1 guest