Women’s Ice Clinic, Open Enrollment – Ouray, Colorado – January 30 & 31, 2021














Come one, come all! Whether you have never climbed ice, you climb indoors, have climbed a few times, have taken a climbing hiatus, or need to advance your ice climbing technique. We always start with the fundamentals on moderate climbs to get back into the swing of things and take it from there!

All the climbs are top-roped in the Ouray Ice Park with personalized instruction and guidance. As participants progress we venture onto steeper climbs as abilities allow potential up to WI5. You will learn intermediate and advanced level ice movement and technical skills.

Check out your guide Lani’s bio!

Skills and topics covered include: technical equipment and clothing choice, advanced footwork and balance, refined tool swings and hooking, advanced body positions, efficient movement and rests, as well as rope work.

In the mix is a hefty amount of fun and support unique to all-women’s climbing experiences.


2 Day Clinic Pricing:

$550 / person

Minimum of 2 participants; maximum of 4

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  • 2 days guided ice climbing in the Ouray Ice Park
  • 4:1 ratio
  • Ice Climbing Gear: helmet, harness, crampons, tools


Not Included:

  • Climbing boots are available to rent locally
  • Accommodations
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Guide Gratuity


Proposed Itinerary:

January 29:

Fly to Montrose or Grand Junction; Drive to Ouray.

Pick up all needed climbing gear

January 30:

7am:  Meet your guide to gear up for the day

7:30am-4:00pm:  Climbing in the Ouray Ice Park

January 31:

7am:  Meet your guide to gear up for the day

7:30am-4pm:  Climbing in the Ouray Ice Park

4-4:30pm:  Wrap up discussion; return rental climbing gear



Chicks Climbing and Skiing  PAYMENT REFUND  policy:

We require a registration deposit at time of booking. The deposit will hold your spot, with the remaining balance due 60 days prior to start date. You are also welcome to pay in full!

Please submit all refund requests in writing.

We issue full refunds, transfer to another course or credit towards a future course according to the following schedule:

  • More than 60 days prior to start date – Credit full course cost towards a future course (minus a $50 administration fee) or 50% refund.
  • 30-60 days prior to start date – Credit full course cost towards a future course (minus a $50 administration fee)
  • Less than 30 days prior to the start date – No credit. No refund.
  • Please refer to our COVID-19 policy on the Home Page for specifics to cancellations.

Travel insurance is required for all international trips. We also strongly recommended travel insurance for US programs. Contact Erin Rountree at 208-788-2870. Erin is a travel agent familiar with Chicks programs and travel insurance needs.