Steep Ice and Mixed with Sarah Hueniken - Monday, Dec 13, 2021
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This day is designed to really emphasize
technique. Learn tips on how to Swing, kick, and
effectively on steep terrain. This includes
working the triangle,
monkey hang, and twisting your hips. Practice
drills and get one-on-
Always wanted try mixed climbing, or need to
find ways to beat the pump and climb more
efficiently? Not sure how you are supposed to
hang on rock with these pointy things? Sarah is a
world class mixed climber and will provide
instruction and personalized pointers.
paid, first on the course.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing,
carabiner and belay
device. Sarah may have more requirements.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
TBA the week before the course
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide. Sarah Hueniken has been
living and guiding
in Canmore for the past 15 years. As a full ACMG
Alpine guide, she
spends her summers guiding rock and alpine and
ice and mixed routes. Having climbed for over 20
years, Sarah has
traveled and worked in various places throughout
the US, Mexico,
South America and Asia to explore the mountains
Highlights have included a first ascent of a
Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5), new ice lines in Iceland
and Canada, first
ascent of sea stacks in Newfoundland, Spray Ice,
and participating in
various climbing competitions. Sarah also works
with Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Arc'teryx sponsored
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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, December 08, 2021 at 08:00 PM.