Ice Climbing Training

Our next popular training! This training is intended to provide an introduction to steep ice climbing for both beginners and those seeking to expand their skills and knowledge. Peak Himalaya Adventure arranges a 7- day package tailored to the requirements of the participants. Our well-trained climbing guides are honored with many national and international certifications and have more than a decade long experience in climbing and guiding in the Himalayas. Click on the hyperlinks below for more information on our climbing guides/instructors.

Ice Climbing Training overview


Course Syllabus:-safety, classic walk with /without crampon and ice axe, using ice ice tool, anchorage, Belay, Rappel, Tope rope climbing,
Duration: - 7 days
Location: - Langtang, Rolwaling, Khumbu,
Season:- winter, spring, summer, autumn
No of participant: - min 2 maximum16
Age: minimum-18 years old, maximum -55 years old.
Type of course: - theory 15% Practical 85%

Tentative Tentative Itinerary


Day 01: Group meeting
Group meets at 8:00 a.m. at------------ After a general introduction of the participants and instructors, the group will make departure for training starting point. The instructors will brief on the appropriate clothing / equipment and code of conduct/ safety to the group. Topics to be covered on the first day will include: French technique/flat footing skills on lower angle ice; working on balance over the feet, flat footing and then front pointing; top-roped climbing without tools. The latter part of the day will be spent top-roping Grade II to III ice to develop technique. Other skills to be introduced include belaying and self/partner rescue techniques.

Day 02: Continue top-roping in the training area, gradually increasing the difficulty of pitches up to Grade III with the introduction of additional techniques as appropriate. Other topics of discussion and applied practice will include anchors (screws, bollards and threaded runners), anchor systems and rappelling.

Day03: Lead climbing skills. We will practice on single and possible multiple pitch climbs placing screws on the lead, setting up belays, and swapping leads. Participants may simulate leads with a top-rope backup.

Day04: Advanced skills. A multiple pitch climb will be attempted as conditions permit to introduce students to an array of advanced skills. Smaller instructor/student ratio (1:2) will allow for fine-tuning of individual technique. We will likely visit one of the other ice climbing areas nearby. This is a great day, putting to use all of the skills we have learned to this point. The climbing will not be more difficult, just a “real life” climb led by the guide in the natural setting with a great beautiful view.

Day 05: Advanced skills will continue. We will have the opportunity to top-rope harder problems, grade IV and up. Techniques will be introduced for dealing with the steepest and thinnest ice as well as mixed terrain. We may also take the opportunity to visit another of the areas for more fun climb
 
 
 
 
 
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