Jackson Hole Mountain Guides

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Ice Climbing Equipment List

Be prepared to be out moving around in cold temperatures. Wear clothing made out of synthetic materials or natural products made such as wool or down. Cotton products are not acceptable. Clothing should be able to layer without encumbering your movement. If choosing down it must be kept dry.




  • Gloves 3 pair: 1 light, 1 medium, 1 heavy pair Guide Pick: Cyclone Glove
  • Hat: medium  weight that will fit under a helmet
  • Buff/neck gaiter

FOOTWEAR (Can be rented in Cody from Sunlight Sports.  Please contact us to inquire about sizing)

  • Boots – Should be rigid/step-in compatible, well insulated and plastic or hybrid.  Boot should be specific for climbing ice
  • Gaiters – Tall
  • Crampons – Rigid with appropriate front points

TECHNICAL ICE CLIMBING EQUIPMENT – If climbing in Cody, you will be responsible for providing your own technical ice climbing equipment.  If you do not have an item/items on this list, please contact the office with enough time for us to arrange something for you.

  • 2 Technical Ice Hammers (No Adzes)
  • 2 Ice Hammer Leashes
  • Harness
  • Belay device
  • 2 locking caribiners
  • Helmet


  • Back Pack: 30 to 40 Liter ski pack, Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 35 Outdry Pack
  • Water & Food: Thermos or insulated water bottles are best. Lot’s of snacks.
  • Sunglasses/ Sunglass Case
  • Ski Goggles
  • Extra Prescription Glasses/Contact Lens
  • Sunscreen/Lip balm
  • Headlamp-Extra batteries
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