Never tried ice climbing before? No problem! Our beginner ice climbs are designed for people with no ice climbing experience, and are an excellent introduction to ice climbing. Learn the basics of ice climbing techniques, equipment, and safety protocols under the guidance of our professional guides.

Our beginner ice climbing trips and adventures are offered throughout Colorado and Alaska. Whether you’re planning a solo adventure or a group outing, we can customize a package to suit your skill level and goals. Discover frozen waterfalls, icy cliffs, and majestic landscapes that will challenge the adventurer in you.

Ready to embark on your ice climbing adventure? Browse our selection of beginner ice climbing trips below and reserve your exhilarating and unforgettable experience today!

Don’t hesitate to Contact Us if you’ve got any questions at all about our beginner ice climbing trips.

Beginner Ice Climbing Trips in Colorado

Introduction to ice climbing students learning how to swing an ice tool in Golden Colorado

Introduction to Ice Climbing Course

Designed for beginners, this course focuses on building a foundation that makes ice climbing fun and rewarding. An entire day of hands on practice swinging ice tools, kicking steps, and enjoying climbing on an incredible medium is what ice climbing is all about!

Privately Guided Ice Climbing

Spend the day being adventurous and go ice climbing! Our privately guided ice climbing trips are perfect for beginners looking for an introduction. Let us show you some of the best ice climbing in Colorado!

Privately guided ice climbing trips in Colorado
An ice climbing guide climbing in Clear Creek Canyon in Golden Colorado

Golden Ice

Clear Creek Canyon, just west of Denver and Golden, has some of the best beginner ice climbing in Colorado! This easily accessible location provides incredible climbing just minutes from your car.

Elk Falls

Staunton State Park has one of the best beginner ice climbs in Colorado! A beautiful approach hike through the South Platte and fun ice climbing make this an incredible beginner ice climbing adventure.

Beginner ice climbing at Elk Falls in Staunton State Park Colorado

Beginner Ice Climbing Trips in Alaska

Big ice climbing routes in Alaska

Alaska Ice

Alaska needs little introduction as a winter paradise. As the largest state in the country, there is an abundance of incredible beginner ice climbing centered around Anchorage. This is a great introduction to the sport if you’re in the neighborhood!

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