Guided Beginners Ice Climbing in NC
When winter comes around, North Carolina has excellent ice climbing along the Blue Ridge Mountains. AMI climbing guides can lead you through the experience of climbing technical ice. Experience the thrill of swinging the picks into the ice curtains and stepping up with the crampons on waterfall ice. You will learn the different types of ice climbing gear, techniques of front pointing, flat footing, and swinging an axe, and the proper movement pattern for climbing ice efficiently. AMI can also teach you how to deal with the cold using the proper clothing and pace, how to read the ice, how to recognize the hazards and how to avoid them.
Beginner Ice Climbing
For those who are starting out in ice climbing, we offer single pitch climbing. Single pitch ice climbing is top roped from an anchor above. This is an exciting way to experience ice climbing for the first time or for developing ice climbing movement skills, swinging an ice axe, or learning how to place and remove ice screws. One will learn how to install your crampons and move safely and efficiently with them and more. You learn under a safe environment with excellent instruction.
AMI can tailor your experience to fit you needs. Want to focus on learning the basics; AMI has the experience with instructing beginners. If you want a fun day out with friends and family, AMI can arrange that too. Let us know what you want and AMI can make it happen for you.
AMI can teach you how to ice climbing. Learn the equipment you’ll need, how to put on crampons, how to adjust ice axes and proper safety equipment for climbing. Additionally, you will learn the proper techniques for moving over ice. To learn more go to Beginner Ice Climbing Instruction.
- All climbing equipment is included.
- Instruction for beginners
- Family and group fun
- Meeting in Brevard, NC
- You will need appropriate winter clothing, food and water.
- Ice climbing is condition dependent.
- First Person $230
- each additional person $95 max 5
More than six, call for group rates 828-553-6323