Lead Ice


Experience: Try Ice or 5 days of ice climbing experience, Steep Ice Coaching is a recommended prerequisite

Duration: 8 hours

Location:Nordegg, & Lake Abraham, & Jasper, & Lake Louise, Alberta

Offered: Daily from December 1 – March 31

Departure: 8:30 am

Ages: 18 & up

Fitness Level: Reasonable fitness (ability to climb a ladder, go for a short run or hike)

Group Size: 3 – 6

Starting At: $199 per person
All prices in Canadian Dollars


Unlock your potential for winter adventure. Sharpen the specific skills required to lead climb while climbing a frozen waterfall. 

This adventure starts when you meet your guide and get your equipment. From there we will travel to our climbing site. 

Your guide will teach you how to expand your ice climbing skills to the next level and work toward lead climbing with progression.

  • Wear winter clothing and lots of layers (what you would wear to the ski hill)
  • Please arrive with lunch, water, a full tank of gas, and be ready to adventure 

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Need help planning your adventure?

If you don’t see what you you need, or a date doesn’t work, please connect with us. The nature of being an ACMG climbing guide in the Alberta Rockies is that we do a lot of custom trips for guests.

We want to see every one of our guests experience transformational adventure out in our backyard, whether it be Nordegg, Lake Abraham, Banff, Canmore, Jasper or even Skaha and the Bugaboos.