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Ice Climbing in Méribel

Discover the stunning scenery and incredible ice falls of the French Alps from the idyllic town of Méribel!

Located on the outskirts of Vanoise National Park and not too far from the Ecrins either, Méribel is the perfect place for your next ice climbing adventure! “Compare and book a certified guide for your Krakow Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Méribel Ice Climbing selection. The mountains are calling!

There are many reasons for choosing Ice Climbing in Méribel

Heading out on an ice climbing expedition is one of the best ways to see the unparalleled natural beauty of the French Alps. From Méribel, there are plenty of incredibly scenic routes in the Ecrons and Vanoise National Park, allowing climbers to get into the heart of this country’s gorgeous alpine scenery.


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Best time to climb:

December to March

How to get there:

Most trips to Méribel will begin with a flight into Alpes–Isère Airport (GNB), near Grenoble. From here, Méribel is an easy two hour drive and only a bit farther by bus from the airport

What’s the weather like?

During the winter, average daily temperatures in Méribel range between -6 ºC and freezing. While winter is one of the driest times of year in Méribel, there is still plenty of ice and snow

More info about Ice Climbing in Méribel:

With its ease of access to Vanoise National Park, it’s little wonder this is the top spots for ice climbing enthusiasts headed top Méribel. For half-day ice climbing outings here, many guides opt to head to Roger Valley’s cascade at Brévières, next to Tignes, the ice tour in nearby Champagny or the cascade of the Daille, between Val d’Isère and Tignes. For full-day ice climbing trips, many guides, instead, will opt for the Echaillon cascade, sitting between Tignes and Sainte Foy, which is perfect for beginners. For more advanced ice climbers, the cascade of Gurraz, between Tignes and Sainte Foy; the cascade of the Peisey Valley and the cascade of Chapieux Valley, make for apt and scenic challenges


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