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.
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
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
from 360€* person/day
from 190€* person/day
from 140€* person/day
from 120€* person/day
from 100€* person/day
from 90€* person/day
*guide fees ( the price includes only the guide fees.
Additional costs: accommodation, lift pass, rental gear)
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)
Good physical condition.
Do you need more information? We are happy to help you!!! Just contact us