Family Ice Climbing

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Enjoy all Colorado has to offer this winter with Vail Family Ice Climbing.

DATES

Available daily

DURATION

6-7 hours

COST

Max client to guide ratio 5:1
  • $178 – 5+ people
  • $198 – 4 people
  • $224 – 3 people
  • $250 – 2 people

LOCATION

Vail, CO

DIFFICULTY

Easy – Difficult

FAMILY ICE CLIMBING

An unforgettable trip for you to share with your family and is a great way to experience the Vail valley in a unique and exciting way. From the stunning frozen waterfalls of East Vail to the remote wilderness of Chalk Creek in Leadville, Vail family ice climb is an amazing experience in a beautiful mountain setting. With many beautiful locations throughout the Vail area, our guides will try to find the perfect family ice climbing location that suits your family’s size as well as age range and ability levels. We’ve taken out ice climbers as young as 8, and our Vail family ice climb is sure to be an unforgettable experience no matter what your age.

BOOKING / MORE INFO

Ready to sign up? We look forward to working with you to select a route that suits your Family Ice Climbing desires. Register with the accompanying calendar, call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page to request more info.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Beacon (rental available)
  • *No cotton – cotton does not wick moisture or insulate when wet.
  • Synthetic or wool long underwear bottom (thin)
  • Synthetic or wool long sleeve top (medium)
  • Mid layer top and bottom
  • Synthetic or wool socks
  • Winter jacket
  • Insulated “Puffy” Jacket
  • Snow pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Hat and neck gaiter or balaclava
  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Small day pack
  • Water bottle
  • Food

ALSO CONSIDER

  • Hand warmers
  • Thermos of hot liquid
  • Gaiters
  • Extra gloves
  • Lip balm
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle insulator
  • Camera

APEX MOUNTAIN SCHOOL PROVIDES

  • Boots
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axes
  • Helmet
  • Harness (42”/44” max)
Scott was amazing. Our two kids (ages 7 and 9) had an awesome time as did we. Felt super safe, great interaction with the kids, and incredibly professional – Scott was not some climber with a side gig, but a true, well-trained expert.

Jeffery M
★★★★★
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