Members can insert new events into the calendar and signup for trips, but please read the instructions before posting.
VOC trips are organized by members like yourself, not professional guides. The trips go into wilderness areas where assistance is unavailable and unexpected events can occur. You could be seriously injured or die. You are responsible for your own actions. Please use caution.

Slideshow: Caitlin and Julien do Ice Climbing in the Rockies! · Wednesday, February 1st

Warning: This is an old trip - it already happened

  • Details Page: Where you can see brief trip details (publicly viewable).
  • This trip does not have an associated Wiki Page.
  • This trip does not have an associated Message Board Thread.
  • This trip does not use the signup tool.
  • Wikitext Page: From where you can cut and paste information formatted for the wiki.
  • Printable List Page: Which generates a printable list of participants.
  • Edit Page: Where the trip organizer can edit the entry for this trip.
  • Modify Signups: Where the trip organizer can change signup classes.
Organized by: Jessica Mellage.

Start: Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: ESB 2012

Description:
The Canadian Rockies offer a spectacular ice climbing playground every year that ranges from improbable smears up remote canyons to wide curtains close to major cities. Every year, some VOCers have travelled there over the Christmas break to enjoy the magnificent vistas, experience the therapeutic benefits of swinging metal daggers into frozen water and discover at which temperatures various parts of their body start to freeze.

Caitlin and I would like to share some of the experiences we have had over there over the past few years, tell you about what you could discover on your own and what it takes to have a good time at -20°C.

 

Posted: 2017-01-18 18:29:06