2020 AMC Boston Ice Program

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:00PM - Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:00PM


Harvard Low Cabin, Glen, New Hampshire,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.


The AMC Boston Chapter Mountaineering Committee plans to offer its annual Ice Program in Winter 2020. The Ice Program is an immersive, 40-hour, 100% volunteer-run instructional program designed to teach waterfall ice climbing to students with Class 5 outdoor rock climbing skills and winter sports experience. The Ice Program is a fun, inclusive, community-oriented experience that enables students to learn safe, efficient ice climbing techniques and practices in a supportive environment. The Ice Program begins with a free informational lecture at Arc'teryx Newbury Street (352 Newbury Street, Boston, MA) on Wednesday, December 4th 2019 at 7:00 pm. Attendance at this first lecture is mandatory for all prospective students. Students admitted to the Ice Program will receive two evenings of instruction on Wednesday January 8th 2020 and Wednesday February 5th 2020, both at Arc'teryx Newbury Street. Admitted students also receive two hands-on weekends of instruction in the White Mountains of New Hampshire January 24-26, 2020 and February 7-9, 2020. Online registration opens Sunday November 10, 2019. For more information please contact or visit

AMC Trip Policy


Adult: $325 member / $375 non-member
*Tuition covers accommodations for both instructional weekends, Saturday evening group dinners, all group anchor/lead gear, and use of ice tools. All personal gear including clothing, packs, helmets, harnesses, boots, and crampons is the responsibility of the student. Gear requirements and acquisition options are covered in depth during the Boston evening sessions. Non-member fee is same cost as member fee + AMC membership (consider it!)

Related Link(s):

AMC Boston Ice Program

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AMC Boston Ice Program



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Nearby AMC Destination

Harvard Cabin


Adults (18+)


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