Ice Climbing & Mountaineering - Adirondacks
(TO SIGN UP email firstname.lastname@example.org, as the student center is generating errors.) Join us as we tiptoe up frozen waterfalls and climb to the top of snowy peaks in the beautiful setting of the Adirondacks. Come learn the fundamentals of this incredibly unique form of climbing while enjoying the beauty of a Northeastern winter. Emphasis is on front pointing and belayed technical climbing - techniques best suited to the steep water ice typically found in the Northeast. Montaineering portions covers techniques needed to climb a peak in the Adirondacks, including use of snow shoes, crampons and ice ax. Covers equipment, German technique (front pointing), tool selection and placement, and winter safety and comfort. Attendace Policy: All classes mandatory.