Dry tooling with Andres Marin

Saturday, February 18th - 8:30AM to 2:30PM - FULL


Drytooling has become a sport in its own right, with its roots in mixed climbing. Today, drytooling is mostly used as an early season training method for ice climbing.

In this dry tooling course, Andres will share his expertise in mixed climbing and give you the techniques and tips you need to improve in this exciting form of climbing. You will learn the fundamentals such as tool grip, placement techniques, strategy and much more.

You will have the opportunity to practice the techniques you have learned under the expert guidance of Andres and ask any questions you may have.

Participants will need to bring: ice axes, harness, helmet, boots and crampons.

Places are limited.

$75 per person

*Taxes not included. Includes day pass to the site.


Andres Marin

Andres Marin is a climber and guide based in Ouray, Colorado. He was born in Colombia and started climbing at the age of 14 in the Cordillera Central. He moved to the United States in 2003 and fell in love with climbing in Indian Creek and southern Utah. He has competed in seven Ice and Mixed Climbing World Cups and two World Championships, and retired from competition in TK. Andres has made first ascents on four continents, including the north face of Mustyr in Kyrgyzstan, the southeast face of B Bowers Peak in China/Kyrgyzstan and the west face of Alancoma in Peru. He is a recipient of the Mugs Stump Award and prides himself on guiding adaptive climbers and making fast climbs.