Program & Clinics 2017


Program

Thursday
13:00 Check in & registration/ Hotel Fjället, Björkliden
14:00 Petzl gear station opens
14:00 Warm up climbing
14:30 AICF Dry tooling competition (qualifying)
16:30 AICF Dry tooling competition (finals)
18:00 Break for dinner and sauna
20:00 Welcome! Festival meeting and signing up for clinics

Friday
08:00 Transfer to icefalls and clinics
09:00 Clinics/ Climbing/ Petzl gear & ice/dry tooling stations
16:00 After climb opens
18:00 Break for dinner and sauna
20:00 Lecture: Replacing Luck

Saturday
08:00 Transfer to icefalls and clinics
09:00 Clinics/ Climbing/ Petzl gear & ice/dry tooling stations
16:00 After climb opens
19:00 Festival dinner
21:00 Petzl night with Mathieu Maynadier

Sunday
09:00 Transfer to icefalls
09:00 Climbing/ Petzl gear & ice/dry tooling stations
16:00 AICF 2017 is closing

Clinics

Basic Ice/Mix
Prerequisite: beginner
Basic ice and mixed climbing technic. You will learn the basic movement on ice and mixed terrain, to handle the tools and crampons and to belay top rope climbing.

Lead ice climbing
Prerequisite: Intermediate climber
Introduction to lead climbing on ice. Choosing equipment, racking up, picking a safe line and belay site, placing of protection and rope work.

Ice strenght / belay / rapell / abalakov

Prerequisite: Basic ice and sport/rock climbing.
Try different types of belay systems, abalakov strength and rapell ( abseiling methods).

Efficient multi pitch
Prerequisite: Beginner and intermediate, ice climbing course or similar experience and some lead climbing on indoor or outdoor wall.
You will learn to be effective on lead, try different methods of alternate lead,taking care of the rope at the belay etc.

Dry tooling 
Prerequisite: Beginner and intermediate