Connect, explore and play in Banff’s MountainLIFE programs. MountainLIFE is designed for adults aged 31 and up that want to connect with their peers, get outdoors and enjoy mountain life to the fullest.
These programs are generously supported by the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation.
Intro to Ice Climbing You can learn how to ice climb in one day, and spend years mastering the sport! Gain the skills and knowledge you need to have confidence to move forward with the sport of ice climbing. This program is good for beginners or anyone looking for a refresher. In a small group lead by some of the best climbers/ACMG guides in the Bow Valley you will learn the basics of ice climbing.
Fitting your gear
Discussion of safety procedures and climbing area hazards
Basic ice movements
Basic rope work
Most equipment provided. Boots can be rented for $18 per day. Transportation is not included. Ages 31+
Introduction to Ice Climbing (includes most equipment)