CONNECTICUT Ice festival 2017

Join Rock Climb Fairfield for an evening of guide clinics, pro slideshow, dry tool competition and after party. No winter climbing experience required, anyone would enjoy this climate-controlled ice festival.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

$10 cover includes
+ FREE Ice Fest pint glass
+ Admission to Drytool Comp
+ Refreshments
+ Slideshow

 

GUIDE Clinics | 5pm - 630pm

Pro climbing clinics for curious climbers of any ability or experience level taught by AMGA certified climbing instructors.

$25 (Includes clinic & general admin)

INTRO TO MIXED CLIMBING & TRAINING FOR ICE CLIMBING
No ice climbing experience required.
Instructor: Ben Carlson of Furnace Industries

WOMENS ROCK CLIMBING TECHNIQUE
Instructor: Anne Parmenter

INTRO TO ICE CLIMBING ANCHORS
Instructor: Nate McKenzie of Ascent Climbing

 

dry tool competition | 7pm

Watch local hardcore mixed climbers throw down on the RCF lead wall as they compete for a winner-take-all $250 cash prize.

Spectators welcome.

Competitors email: nate@rockclimbfairfield.com
Lead certification and mixed climbing experience required.

 

Mt Everest Slideshow & After Party | 8:30pm

Slideshow: "Mt Everest - Soaring to New Heights"
By Anne Parmenter

Anne is an accomplished guide and mountaineer with big mountain ascents all over the world including Mt Everest, Denali, Ama Dablam, Aconcagua, Mt Rainier and others.

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Slideshow and refreshments included with admission.
BYOB welcome.

 
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Vendor product demos | 5pm - 830pm

Check out the latest products and promotions from some of our favorite winter climbing vendors.

Furnace Industries

Mammut

Denali & Trailblazer

Ragged Mountain Foundation


Photos from ct ice fest 2016