Scheduled Course - Weekend 2-Day Ice Clinic

Weekend 2-Day Ice Clinic:

The easily-accessible, high-quality routes of the Wasatch Range, in combination with UMA's expert ice instructors, create an ideal situation to progress on ice. Our 2-day course gets you plenty of mileage on fun, challenging pitches and helps you become a solid, safe water-ice climber.

Day 1

  • Review fundamentals and practice on multiple climbs
  • Improve movement on ice with expert technique coaching
  • Learn to place ice screws properly and efficiently
  • Build and equalize ice anchors

Day 2

Instructor will customize curriculum based on guest goals and take advantage of current conditions. Learning will be enhanced through hands-on practice and direct feedback. Focus may include:

  • Multi-pitch climbing
  • More advanced routes
  • Vertical ice and efficiency techniques
  • Learning-to-lead water ice
  • Retreating and building V-threads
  • Mixed ice and dry-tooling

How to Register:

Following Vertical Ice

Following Vertical Ice

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Course Details

2019-20 Dates

Dec 28 & 29, 2019
Saturday & Sunday

Jan 18 & 19, 2020
Saturday & Sunday


Two Days, 8 am - 4 pm


Salt Lake City or Provo, Utah


$399 per person plus tax

UMA reserves the right to cancel or shorten the clinic if fewer than 2 participants register.


Intermediate to advanced. Previous ice and/or rock climbing experience is recommended.

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Utah Mountain Adventures

P.O. Box 521809

Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-1809

Phone: (801) 550 3986

Fax: (801) 486 8505


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