Cody Wyoming Ice Expedition

  • 02/28/2019
  • 03/06/2019
  • Cody, WY
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Join MAA in Cody for a stellar week of back-country ice climbing. This area is famous for adventurous multi-pitch ice climbing in an amazing mountain setting. We'll operate from a bunkhouse - no camping, just plenty of ice! For those who are experienced ice lead climbers or can follow WI4 and WI5. Loaner gear is available to paid members. Maximum of 6 participants. Recommended ICE 3 or equivalent experience. 

Screened Event: Please join the waitlist. Attendees will be selected based on skill proficiency and experience shown on MAA profile. Those registered will be notified and can pay the expedition fee.


  • DATES: Tuesday, February 28th to Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
  • LOCATION: Cody, Wyoming, Double XX Diamond Ranch Bunkhouse
  • COST: bunkhouse $39 per night per person, $10 for linens, 10% discount for AAC members. Payable upon arrival. 
  • EVENT LEADERS: Paul Shaughnessy, Frederick Lorenz
  • MIN / MAX: 3/6
  • PERSONAL GEAR: Members are encouraged to use your own equipment. If you're missing something, club loaner gear may be available (except footwear). Please let the event leader know if you need something
  • WHAT TO BRING: Warm boots, crampons, ice tools, harness, belay device, eye protection, biners, slings, any personal lead climbing or anchor building equipment, rope, cold weather clothing, shell layers, multiple socks and gloves, pack, sleeping bag, travel clothes.
  • MEDICAL: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.
  • TRAVEL: Each person is responsible for their travel to the bunkhouse, either driving or flying. This will be coordinated as a group. 
  • LODGING: Bunkhouse is about an hour drive from Cody, and only a short drive from the ice climbing. Each person will pay for their own lodging upon arrival. 


  • Thursday, February 28th: Arrive in Cody. Meet and proceed to bunkhouse, check in and prepare for the next 6 days.
  • Friday, March 1st - Tuesday, March 5th: Climbing multi-pitch back-country ice in teams of 2 or 3, return to the bunkhouse each night, or possibly drive into Cody.  
  • Wednesday, March 6th: Clean up, check out and proceed home. 


  • In order to register you must be a Base, Peak, or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • Travel arrangements are separate. Flights can be arranged to Cody, remember winter time flights into Wyoming can be unreliable. Driving may also be hampered by winter storms and road closures.

For more information or questions about this climbing event, please contact the listed event leaders, or, or (916) 692-0005.

(916) 692-0005

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