Scheduled Course - Vertical Ice Climbing Clinic

Vertical Ice Climbing:

Join UMA guides to hone your technique and get a satisfying workout on the vertical formations near Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon. Learn how to maximize efficiency and avoid the painful forearm "pump" while scaling many pitches of WI 4-5 in an easily-accessible, world-class, natural ice theater.

  • Climb a lot and get expert feedback on how to improve
  • Watch and learn as UMA guides demonstrate technique
  • Improve hooking and precision-swinging skills to expedite movement
  • Learn to use your skeleton vs muscles to increase efficiency
  • Read ice to find "rests" and weaknesses, even on steep ice
  • Practice techniques to avoid over-gripping the axe and save forearms
  • Learn how rock skills can translate to more confidence on ice

How to Register:

Multi-pitch Ice Climbing Clinic

Leading steep ice in Provo Canyon

Photo by Kennan Harvey

Course Details

2022 Dates

Jan 2, 2022 Sunday
Jan 22, 2022 Saturday


8 am - 4 pm


Salt Lake City or Provo, Utah


$219 per person plus tax

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


Intermediate to advanced. Prior ice and/or rock climbing experience 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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