Outdoor ice wall
Spring 2023 Season
Thanks for a great season!
Picture from Spring 2020 season
Whether you're a seasoned ice climber, or have never tried ice climbing before, the UAF ice tower is a great place to learn, train, or just hang out and get some laps in. Our friendly and helpful staff will get you set up and fitted with all the gear you need to climb, so don't worry if you don't have your own!
FREE with your SRC membership!
Day pass fee applies to all others (see below). Passes may be purchased at the SRC front desk, or Outdoor Adventures during open hours.
All technical gear is provided (double plastic boots, crampons, helmets, harnesses, ice tools). We have limited quantities.
UAF climbing wall certification is required to BELAY. You may CLIMB without a certifcation as the tower staff is happy to belay for you.
MINORS: Please note that minors MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to participate. Parents of minors aged 15 to 17 may submit a minors exception form, which will allow them to participate without a parent or legal guardian. This form can be found at the SRC front desk.
All climbers must sign in at the tower yurt.
All climbers must have a current waiver on file with us.
UAF climbing wall certification is required to belay.
Staff is available to belay for you if you don't have a UAF belay cert.
Hours of Operation Spring 2023
Starting Wed. 1/25/23
Wedesdays - Fridays:
The tower will be closed on the following dates:
For safety reasons the ice tower will shut down operation at -20 degrees F.
To avoid confusion we go off of the thermometer at the Fairbanks airport.
Rent the ice tower for you next event!
Rentals include staff and all technical ice climbing gear (double boots, ice tools, harnesses, and helmets). Participants will need to bring apropriate clothing.
Group rentals must be set up outside of open hours.
Rentals are subject to staff availability.
|UAF Students and SRC members||Free|
University affiliate (staff, faculty)
Must present receipt
Must present receipt