Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Intro to Ice Climbing


Time: Saturday, February 18, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Ohiopyle, PA

Catalog Number: KNSFHP 1139.07

Registration Deadline: February 3 

Pre-Trip Meeting: February 7 at 6 p.m.

Academic Credit: Yes

Min Number of Participants: 8

Max Number of Participants: 11

Member Cost: $185

Non-Member Cost: $222

Physical Challenge Level: 5

Description: Ever wondered what it was like to climb on a frozen surface, or to sink your ice axe into giant icicles? This trip will teach you beginner techniques on how to ice climb. Material will include knot tying, use of crampons and ice axes and risk management. We will be staying in a small cabin by the Youghiogheny River each night, taking in the campfire and majestic winter scenery of rolling hills.

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