Ice Climbing Course – basics
Climbing enthusiasts no longer have to abstain from outdoor climbing in the winter! Climbing on frozen water poses an especially exciting alternative to rock climbing. The Sesto area is ideal for learning the basics of the sport.
Meet with mountain guide; gear overview; dinner
Day 1: Travel into Val di Lantro to the frozen Sunntaplotz icefall. Introduction to using crampons and pickaxe. Introduction to the basics and first climbing attempt.
Day 2: Ice climbing area Rosslahne in Braies: climbing exercises; evaluation of ice quality.
Day 3: Ice climbing area Sappada: practice rounds; safety techniques (screwing in ice screws, making an Abalakov thread, etc.)
Day 4: Ice climbing area Matrei: practice rounds.
– local transfers
– accompanied and guided tours by qualified mountain and ski guides (4 days)
– hire equipment – if required, please let us know 10 days before your arrival
– 4 overnights with halfboard in Hotel*** or Hotel****s
– lunch, drinks
– single room supplement
– personal expenses