Guide(s): Kris Fiore & Nikki Smith
Time: 9am – 3:30pm
For those who want to learn how to ice climb in a specifically trans and queer-inclusive atmosphere. This clinic is centered towards those in the LGBTQ+ community. No previous climbing experience necessary, come have fun and try something new in a space that is created for you.
Kris is a trans nonbinary climber who has spent their career introducing queer and trans youth to the outdoors. They have been a certified climbing guide for 7 years and have nearly 20 years of LGBTQ+ education and youth program experience. If you have any questions about this clinic, feel free to reach out at [email protected]
Unsure if you’re ready to get out there right away? Check out our informational workshop on ice climbing which covers the fundamentals of the tools you will use, the knots you will tie, and how to belay. Taking place at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center, an Affinity Program running 01/07/2023 and an Open Workshop running 01/18/2023. Click Here for more information!