Colorado Ice Climbing

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Climb the world renown ice of of the Vail Valley. Easy access and beautiful environment make this a rare and special place to climb.


Known as one of America’s premier sport climbing venues, Rifle is also home to unique and striking ice climbs, easily acessed from Vail and the Western Slope of Colorado.


Excellent Ice, and easy access from Denver, Boulder and other Front Range cities make this a great venue to learn to ice climb.

The Sherman Climb

Looking for a multi-pitch alpine adventure? The Sherman Climb is an excellent venue for experienced ice climbers to explore.


In winter, cascading waterfalls and trickling alpine flows freeze and form fantastically beautiful and surreal ice climbs. These short lived sculptures offer phenomenal climbing opportunities hence a chance to experience a truly unique and unforgettable adventure. These climbs range in height between 30 to 100+ feet. Given the nature of the ice, each climb forms slightly differently each year and is subject to change throughout the season which as a result offers climbers a new experience every climb. With expansive views of Colorado’s Rockies and a chance to challenge yourself in a winter wonderland, ice climbing is a great way to spend the day in the mountains.

Our ice climbing guides will teach you everything you need to know to ascend these frozen beauties and travel efficiently in the mountains. All ages, abilities, and fitness levels are welcome. We are dedicated to making sure you have the safest and most fulfilling experience possible. We will work with you to select routes that meet your specifics needs and skill set, whether you are a first timer or an experienced ice climber.

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