These courses are ideally suited for people who have, at least, completed our Level I instruction and wish to add to their knowledge of ice climbing. Courses at this level emphasize techniques required for following multi-pitch ice climbs. Upon successfully acquiring all Level II skills, climbers should feel comfortable following a competent, experienced leader on multi-pitch climbs.
Level II Courses (click course name for description)
Frozen Walls & Waterfalls
More Frozen Walls
Ice Climbing Week II
Level II Skills Evaluations
Essential Ice Climbing Skills Evaluation
Upon completion of instruction through Level II in our Ice Mastery Method, we complete this formal evaluation for each student. It provides objective feedback on your performance and measures your success in acquiring the skills requisite for this important achievement milestone. Successful completion of this evaluation is a prerequisite for all Level III courses and for Ice Guiding.
Following Skills Evaluation (Rock Climbing)
In keeping with our conviction that competent ice climbers must also possess solid rock climbing skills, successful completion of this evaluation is required to complete Level II of the Ice Mastery Method.