Intro to Ice Climbing

Learn about the exhilarating sport of climbing ice! Along with a professional instructor, you will learn how to move over easy to moderate terrain. Top-roped climbing allows the freedom to master belaying and climbing skills, focusing on the most effective ways to swing and kick into the ice. No climbing experience necessary.





Smugglers Notch, Jeffersonville/Stowe, VT

Bristol Flow, Bristol, VT

Bolton Quarry, Bolton, VT


Available any day of the week
December 15th-March 31st. Use the contact form below to check availability.


prices are based on guide:client ratio
Full day (9am-4pm)
1:1 $315
1:2 $235
1:3 $200
1:4 $160

Half day (9am-1pm, 1pm-4pm)
1:1 $210
1:2 $175
1:3 $165
1:4 $130

*out of state destinations add $45

Trip Details

Inclusions: Professional ice guide and all technical climbing equipment (harness, helmet, boots, belay devices, crampons, ice axes, ropes and all other appropriate technical equipment.)

Exclusions: Personal gear, food, water and clothing (see equipment list for what to bring)

What's Next? Where do I go from here?

Intermediate Ice Climbing 
Ice Progression 1 Course

Intro to Mountaineering 

Mountaineering School Contact Form

Mountaineering School Contact Form