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Ice Climbing

Grades: 5th-8th

Date: February 26, 8am-5pm

Tuition: $100
Challenge Level:  

The Telluride Academy and Mountain Trip are collaborating to provide local students with an opportunity to learn how to ice climb. This trip will be a full day adventure in Bear Creek. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn a fun and engaging sport in Telluride's backyard with local, professional guides in a small-group setting (maximum of 6 kids). Students will receive specialized attention and build skills that will allow them to continue climbing well into the future. Specific ice climbing gear will be provided.
*Ice climbing is physically demanding. Student must be able to hike up Bear Creek in the winter and climb with a basic proficiency in order to enjoy this exciting new experience.

Packing List:

  • Warm clothes- snow pants, jacket, warm boots that you can hike in, warm gloves, and a hat (must be able to fit under a helmet).

  • Lunch and snacks for the day and plenty of water.

  • A comfortable hiking backpack that can carry food, water, and extra layers.

  • Headlamp

  • A good attitude!

*Location subject to change