The Ice Experience program is designed to allow people of all abilities to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing. Our guides are incredible instructors, skilled climbers, and fun to be around. They are certified to the highest standards in the industry by the ACMG/IFMGA, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.
During the full day program, we will have more options for waterfalls to visit. We will also have more time to advance your skills.
Basic skills covered include:
-Site safety and awareness
-Walking in crampons
-Belaying top rope climbers
-How to move on steep ice - swinging ice tools, and using your crampons
During the full day or program, we may progress to more advanced skills including:
-Advanced movement on steep ice
-Placing ice screws and building V-threads
-Mock leading and Rappelling
The Canadian Rockies surrounding Banff are a world class destination for waterfall ice climbing. Join us on this program to get a taste of what the hype is all about!