CONNECTICUT Ice festival 2018

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 21, 2018

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

 

GUIDE SKILLS 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

INTRO TO ICE CLIMBING ANCHORS
Practice placing ice screws, building V-threads and
quad anchors.
Instructor: Nate McKenzie of Ascent Climbing

 

dry tool competition

By invitation | 7pm

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

This is a great spectator event. BYOB!

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

 
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product & Vendor demos

5pm - 830pm

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

Furnace Industries

Mammut

REI 

Ragged Mountain Foundation


Dustin Portzline Slideshow CT Ice Fest

CT Ice Fest Slideshow

Steep Walls & Cold Feet
w/ Dustin Portzline

Included with CT Ice Fest admission. BYOB.
Slideshow to follow dry tool competition, approx 8pm.


Outdoor
Ice Climbing

Join RCF for an intro to ice climbing trip in NW Connecticut. We'll provide all of the equipment and no previous ice climbing is required.

Space is limited - reserve your spot now!

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9am to ~4pm
Location TBD based on conditions

$75 Members
$100 Non Members


Photos from PREVIOUS
cONNECtICUT ice fest EVENTS