Nipigon Ice Fest Clinics
$25.00 – $75.00
Nipigon Ice Fest
Canada’s longest running, premiere ice climbing festival offers clinics including Beginners, Intermediate, & Mixed climbing!
After a great day of climbing, warm up with the locals at a casual “summit” and get inspired with presentations by outdoor adventurers and climbing enthusiasts. Enjoy a beverage, discuss Sunday’s climbing plans, and participate in the gear swap and raffle. So whether you’re a novice, intermediate, or expert – unite, learn, and explore – at the 2019 Nipigon Ice Fest.
Beginners Ice Climbing Clinic – March 2nd, 9am – 3pm
Learn the basics of ice climbing and try a variety of routes on beginner/moderate terrain.
Intermediate Ice Climbing Clinic – March 2nd, 9am – 3pm
Climb your way up more challenging terrain and understand the techniques that help you climb on steep ice.
Mixed Climbing Clinic – March 2nd, 9am – 3pm
Experience what it’s like to climb on a mix of rock and ice using your ice axes and crampons as effective tools.
Meeting Place: The Nipigon Legion (102 5th Street).
Climber Check-in begins at 7:30am for ice climbing participants.
Departure time is 9:00am from the Legion for ice climbing participants.
Transportation is not included; you will need to arrange your own way to and from the climbing location.
Equipment Rental Details:
Equipment rentals are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. All equipment will be transported to the Legion for the clinic. Any extra gear will be made available to rent at the Legion prior to the outings. Harnesses and Helmets are available at no extra cost by Outdoor Skills And Thrills and the UMD. Limited supplies, so let us know exactly what you will need when you make your reservation. Boot, Crampon & Ice Axe rentals are provided by:
Outdoor Skills And Thrills – Thunder Bay
The Wilderness Supply – Thunder Bay
The University of Minnesota Duluth Recreational Sports Outdoors Program – Duluth
Clinic Registration Fee: $25
(free Nipigon Ice Fest t-shirt included)
Harness – Free
Helmet – Free
Boots – $20
Crampons – $20
Ice Axes – $20
Full Package – $50
(Boots, Crampons, Ice Axes)
Unite – Learn – Explore!