Ice Ax Clinic & Basic Mountain Clinic

Bear Valley Ice Ax Skills Clinic

Basic Ice Ax  Training Clinic - 1 Day

6-8 hours /  Cost: $165.00

Ice Ax Clinic Mountain ClinicOur Bear Valley, California, Ice Axe Clinic for climbers or hikers wants to learn about the necessary snow climbing tools and techniques. Designed to give you the essential information you need to hike or climb over snow-covered terrain encountered while climbing or hiking in the Sierra Nevada or on Cascade Peak such as Mt. Shasta. Topics include: Walking with the Ice axe, ice axe self-belay, ice axe self-arrest (from all positions), crampons boot fit and adjustment, walking in crampons, flat-footing, French technique, German technique, using the front points, and glissading. Our Basic Mountaineering Clinic is taking the next step in learning additional skills to use in the snowy mountains, including rope travel, essential snow anchors, basic belays, and more. Give us a call if you have any questions before booking one of our clinics. Or if you would like to arrange a private/ group ice ax or mountain clinic. Use of Ice ax, crampons, helmet, and harness are included in the clinics.  

Departure City: Bear Valley, California
Group Size
: Limited to 6-8 Climbers
Guide to Client Ratio:
 1:4/5
Experience Level:
 Anyone in good physical condition with a desire to learn the basic skills needed to climb, hike and backpack in the snowy terrain


Special:
 Combine both our Ice Ax Clinic and our Mountaineering Clinic in one weekend for $300.00 per person
USE PROMO CODE: Iceaxcombo21 on the Basic Mountain Clinic Reservation – SAVE $50.00
OR Give us a call to make arrangements for your combo course or private/custom group. Call: 888.797.6867

Bear Valley Basic Mountaineering Clinic

Basic Mountaineering Training Clinic - 1 Day
6-8 hours / Cost: $185.00

Basic Mtn ClinicPerhaps the best value for climbers looking to hone their mountain skills.  This one-day climbing course is designed for individuals and groups who want or need to learn additional mountaineering techniques for their adventures.  As well as add to their knowledge base for climbing steep snow slopes, the latest in belaying and rope techniques, with instruction in a variety of climbing techniques. Instruction includes  Rope team travel, climbing knots, snow anchor placement, snow belays, and advanced ice ax and crampons techniques. Come out and spend the day with our guides/instructors for a full review of “what’s new” or learning new techniques to stay safe on your climbing adventures.

Departure City: Bear Valley, California
Group Size
: Limited to 6-8 Climbers
Guide to Client Ratio:
 1:4/5
Experience Level:
 Anyone in good physical condition with a desire to learn more advanced Mountaineering skills climb, hike or ski in the snow safely.

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