Ice Climbing Introduction

A 5 day course either at Chamonix and Cogne or La Grave.


Guiding fee: 1750 Euros. This fee is for one person alone or can be shared between two. Maximum guide/client ratio: 1/2

Day 1: Instruction in basic ice climbing skills: placing ice screws, setting up belays, safe abseiling techniques and basic avalanche awareness. The single pitch tuition is dealing with placing ice tools and positioning of feet.

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Days 2-5: multi-pitch ice climbs.

 

Introductory Ice Climbing
Introduction to Ice Climbing

 Dates: Mid December to late February


 Level: It is best if participants have some rock climbing experience: outdoors or climbing wall, basic rope handling and climbing knots.


A 5 day course. Guiding fee: 1750 Euros. This fee is for one person alone or can be shared between two. Maximum guide/client ratio: 1/2


Included in the course fee:

  • Guiding and instruction from the IFMGA certified mountain guide.
  • Loan of ice tools, crampons and safety equipment if needed by participants.

Not included in the course fee:

  • Clients personal equipment – I can advise on hire if needed
  • Accommodation – I can advise on accommodation
  • Transport – I can advise on transport and we will car share where practical
  • Meals and drinks.
  • The guide’s accommodation and meals when not based in the Chamonix valley.

 

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