Ice Climber is a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The goal of the game is to get the Ice Climbers up to the peak of the mountain where the Condor is. Along the way, the player must jump on blocks and clouds while avoiding Topi, Nitpickers, and Polar Bears. There are also Vegetables to collected during bonus stages, awarding bonus points. The main characters are Popo, the boy in the blue parka, and Nana, the girl in the pink parka. There is also a multiplayer mode which features a head to head competition between Popo and Nana to see who can reach the top first. They can cooperate on the way up, but for the bonus it is a one-on-one competition.
The game has been released in numerous forms including a card set for the e-Reader, a port in the Classic NES Series, an easter egg in Animal Crossing, and a 2-player arcade game called VS Ice Climber. It is also available on the Wii's, 3DS’s and Wii U’s Virtual Console and Nintendo Switch's Online service.
The game was also released on NEC PC-8801.
The speed running World Record for Ice Climber for the Nintendo Entertainment System is held by Peter Gustavsson with the time of 14:19.73.