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Ice Climbing in Italy

Conquer great ice sheets of Italy, capture classic alpine beauty

Explore the slopes and walls of ice that dominate the alpine terrain of Italy. Blanketed in layers of snow and glazed with ice, the high mountains of the Alps offer spectacular scenery and quality climbing conditions. Whether it’s the classic Aosta Valley that shares a border with Switzerland and France, the limestone rocks of the Dolomites, or the picturesque region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Visit between December and March for ideal ice climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Ice Climbing in Italy

The high mountains of Italy present fantastic opportunities for climbers of various levels of ability. Whether you’re a fresh faced first-timer or a well-seasoned climber, the mountain ranges packed full of ice walls can be suited to your own level of ability and experience. So come to learn glacier climbing, whether in the Aosta Valley ,the Dolomites or the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.


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Best time to visit

Visit between December and March for ideal ice climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

The Alps of Italy receive a cold and snowy winter as well as mild summer. Among the higher peaks of the mountain range there are also glaciers

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Located in the south of Europe comprising the boot-shaped peninsula, Italy is home to valleys, mountains and a collection of islands. The country borders France to the northwest, Switzerland to the north, Austria and Slovenia to the northeast. Italy also has a coastline of the Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea, Ligurian Sea, the Strait of Sicily, and the Sea of Sardinia, while also resting in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea


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