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

2019 Dates

Jan 5, 2019 Saturday
Jan 13, 2019 Saturday
Feb 2, 2019 Saturday

Duration

8 am - 4 pm

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah

Fee

$219 per person plus tax

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

Level

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

Email: uma@utahmountainadventures.com

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