2018 clinics

Registration for 2018 clinics is now open! Please click on the links below to register.

For questions or further information contact: events@duluthclimbers.org

Youth Beginners Mixed/Ice Clinic: FREE! 9am to noon, Saturday, February 3rd

This is a free clinic being offered to high school age youth who have little to no previous winter climbing experience. Participants will be introduced to ice climbing and dry tooling: safety, gear, and techniques. Climbing gear is provided. FREE clinic, but limited space, so sign up early!


Beginners Mixed/Ice Clinic: noon to 3 pm, Saturday, February 3rd

This clinic is perfect for those who have little to no previous winter climbing experience who would like to venture into the realm of ice climbing and dry tooling. Participants will be introduced to fundamentals: safety, gear, and techniques. Individual climbing gear (boots, crampons, harness, helmet) is the responsibility of the participant. Gear can be rented through the UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, but rental gear is limited, so reserve early. Clinic cost is $50/person.


Intermediate Mixed/Ice Clinic (morning session): 10 am to noon, Saturday, February 3rd

This clinic is for those who have previous mixed and/or ice climbing experience. Participants will be introduced to ice climbing skills and concepts to improve efficiency and climb harder. In addition, this clinic will introduce basic/intermediate mixed climbing concepts, including dry placements for tools and crampons. Obtaining individual climbing gear (boots, crampons, harness, helmet) is the responsibility of the participant. Gear can be rented through the UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, but rental gear is limited, so reserve early. Clinic cost is $50/person.


Intermediate Mixed/Ice Clinic (afternoon session): noon to 2 pm, Saturday, February 3rd

This clinic is for those who have previous mixed and/or ice climbing experience. Participants will be introduced to ice climbing skills and concepts to improve efficiency and climb harder. In addition, this clinic will introduce basic/intermediate mixed climbing concepts, including dry placements for tools and crampons. Obtaining individual climbing gear (boots, crampons, harness, helmet) is the responsibility of the participant. Gear can be rented through the UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, but rental gear is limited, so reserve early. Clinic cost is $50/person.

All clinics held at Casket Quarry in Quarry Park.  We ask that you check in with registration, sign waivers, have your gear on, and then meet at the bonfire 10 minutes before the start time for your clinic. Please read descriptions and contact us with any questions: events@duluthclimbers.org.

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