WASATCH ICE

Guided Ice Climbing Trips and Instructional Courses in Northern Utah

The Wasatch mountain provide some terrific ice climbing options. Continuous flows of icy splendor are just a stone’s throw away, making access a simple and quick romp. It is no surprise that the ice community flourishes in Northern Utah; from single pitch top rope objectives (perfect for beginners) to multi-pitch whole-day adventures, the area is ripe for exploration. 

In many senses ice climbing can be thought of as a variation of rock climbing. This exhilarating sport allows you to try something new while extending your climbing season into the colder months. Although it may seem foreboding and challenging at first, with proper equipment, technique, and professional training, most folks progress quickly in their skills while having a blast in the process! 

-Ice Intro Clinic

-Advanced Ice Techniques

-Multi Pitch Private Ice Guiding

Ice Intro-Clinic

Learn the basics in a fun schoolroom of ice. This Utah based clinic is the perfect introduction to ice climbing if you’re just starting out. We'll work on proper climbing technique to get you moving with confidence and rope skills to keep you safe. 

Available: December - February

Trip Duration: 6hrs

Group Size: 1-5

Rates:

                         Group Size

               1                 2              3 - 5

Days

   1      $250          $400           $600

Advanced Ice Techniques

Learn the ins and outs of efficient movement over ice as a climbing team. We'll cover ice specific anchors and belay configurations to help you climber more safer and more efficiently. Covered topics include, screw placement, V and Zero Thread anchors, top managed belay sites and climbing with two followers.

Available: December - February

Trip Duration: 6-8hrs

Group Size: 1-5

Rates:

                         Group Size

               1                 2              3 - 5

Days

   1      $250          $400           $600

Multi-Pitch Private Ice Guiding

Climb several pitches off the ground on an all-day adventure.  The  day can be treated  strictly as a guided adventure or focused as an instructional clinic for those looking to learn the ways of multi-pitch ice routes.

Available: December - February

Trip Duration: 6-8hrs

Group Size: 1-2

Rates:

               Group Size

               1                 2         

Days

   1      $400          $250pp  

   2      $750          $475pp 

   3     $1,050        $675pp 

   4+  +$275/d   +$188/d pp 

•Please inquire for help with accommodations

Whether you’re looking to try something new or you’ve already fallen in love with this sport, ice climbing adventures in Utah with The Backcountry Pros are an experience like no other. Contact us for more information and schedule your trip today! 

 

 
 
 

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