ICE CLIMBING TRAINING COURSES

In the heart of the Alps, Chamonix Valley offers great possibilities for Ice climbing, from easy and moderate ice climbing routes to the most extreme lines.

Well communicated with Geneva Airport the valley offers a great range of  accommodation options too. 

Our courses come in 3 levels > beginner > advanced > performance > and we always put safety first. We can teach you everything from the basic ice techniques and understanding ice falls, to the high performance new techniques of modern mixed & dry climbing.

Our guides will accompany you in every step of your progression. We believe that practicing is the best way to reach the goals.

Extracts from the course plan:

Personal and collective equipment for ice climbing.

Understanding the ice.

Route definitions

Basic concepts of progressions, falling factors, protections

Dangers while ice climbing.

Learning rope technics, basic knots etc

Basic techniques of ice climbing:  Balance, primary progression, basic positions, diagonals

Placing protections ice (ice screws) *rock (pitons, friends)

Basic principles of creating anchors

When?

From mid December until March

From 1 to 5 days

Dates on demand

Beginners > From 1 to 6 persons

Medium > From 1 to 4 persons

Performance > From 1 to 3 persons

1 person

from 360€* person/day

2 persons

from 190€* person/day

3 persons

from 140€* person/day

4 persons

from 120€* person/day

5 persons

from 100€* person/day

6 persons

from 90€* person/day

*guide fees ( the price includes only the guide fees.

Additional costs: accommodation, lift pass, rental gear)

TECHNICAL LEVEL           

Beginners > Good physical conditions, no previous experience required

Medium > Previous “Beginners Course Certificate” or climbing experience up to WI 3º (technical graduation) 

Performance > Previous “Bedium Course Certificate” or climbing experience up to WI 4º (technical graduation) 

PHYSICAL LEVEL

Good physical condition.

Do you need more information? We are happy to help you!!! Just contact us