Certified AMGA and IFMGA Guided Ice Climbing and Instruction
Destinations include: Lake City, Ouray and Silverton, Colorado
Lotus Alpine Adventures is proud to call Colorado home in the winter time, and because of this we have access to some of the best and most easily accessible ice climbing in the country !
Our great location on the Western Slope of Colorado allows us intimate familiarity with the conditions and quality of ice routes for climbing and guiding in such world class venues as: the Ouray Ice Park; Lake City Ice Park; Silverton backcountry; Camp Bird / Skylight Area and many more lesser known spots.
Whether you are a ‘never-ever’ looking to get out on the ice for the first time or an experienced climber looking for a guided ice climb on one of the areas multi-pitch backcountry classics, our AMGA / IFMGA Certified Guides can assure you a pleasant and safe experience out with us.
Guided ice climbing is beautiful way to get out and experience the quiet and solitude of the winter backcountry in the mountains, and due to its ephemeral nature, its hard to know if the conditions are ‘in’ for an ascent or not. Let our local and experienced guides help make the call for you, on when conditions are good, and join us on an ascent of one of the true ice climbing classics of Western Colorado.
Or, maybe more skill, instruction, mileage, and technique is what you are seeking ?? If so, join us in either the world famous Ouray Ice Park or off the beaten path Lake City Ice Park, and spend the day working on your skills in a comfortable, easily accessible, and pleasant environment for learning. These usually social endeavors, are a great way to fire up the stoke for the growing sport of ice climbing, to potentially climb next to beginners and professional sponsored climbers alike, and to fast track your skills in a short amount time.
Whatever medium one chooses with us, you are assured to walk away from your day on the ice having been challenged, awed at the surroundings, and inspired!