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2-day intro to dry-tooling in Champorcher or Ceresole

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Explore the Italian Alps a learn dry-tooling on this exciting 2-day trip to Champorcher or Ceresole led by Enrico, an IFMGA certified guide.


2 Days

Jun - Sep




Discover the incredible sport of dry-tooling, which combines ice and rock climbing, on this fantastic 2-day trip. Come with me to the Italian Alps to Champorcher or Ceserole.

Dry-tooling is a sport that combines techniques of both rock and ice climbing. It involves rock climbing with ice axe and/or crampons or rock shoes.

During these two days, I’ll help you gain confidence as I guide you through the mountain. We’ll go step by step, assessing safety and learning how to use the equipment. We’ll start with the easier routes and slowly increase the difficulty.

We can go to either Champorcher or Ceresole. Camporcher, in the Aosta Valley, is a beautiful historic valley surrounded by incredible views and castles. Ceserole, in Turin, is another stunning Italian town with lakes and ice cascades. Both are incredible choices for dry-tooling.

What better place to learn dry-tooling than in a cute Italian town? Book your place now and join me on this exhilarating 2-day intro to this exciting sport!

If you are looking for more adventures in the area, I also offer a rock climbing trip in Mont Blanc, a hiking tour in Gran Paradiso and others. Be sure to check them out!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does NOT include lodging, meals, and/or transportation for both clients and the guide. We can provide lodging at B&B Maison de la montagne (http://www.maisondelamontagne.net/) when based down the valley.


More info

According to the new directives of the Aosta Valley Regional College, insurance for recovery in the event of an accident is in charge of the customer and can be purchased by registering with the ITALIAN ALPINE CLUB (or corresponding local alpine club) or on the UVGAM website (https://pos.larcasrl.it/default.aspx?IDCON=926 ).

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

My biggest satisfaction is to explore new places, and share it with a rope-mate. And to do it as a professional is the realization of a dream. At the age of 15, I knew I wanted to become a mountain guide, I wanted to live in the mountains, teach and share my new passion. In 2006 I realized my dream and I became a professional mountain guide. I like sharing my knowledge and experience with my clients, taking a journey that transforms slowly the guide-client relationship in climbing partner and often in friendship. I am not and never will be a lone climber but "a company" 'explorer. My specialty lies certainly in climbing on ice and mixed in the high mountains. With my clients I climbed the most difficult faces in the Alps, explored mountain ranges, traveled between America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.


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What people are saying about Enrico



This was intended to be 10 days of skill building with the ultimate goal of climbing one of the 6 great north faces of the Alps. I'd climbed some mountains graded PD/AD- before and did a few mountaineering courses but didn't have much experience climbing ice, mixed or steep snow. This course blew my expectations out of the water. Enrico is the best guide I've ever had, from a combination of technical skill, patience, knowledge of all aspects and good nature. We climbed something every single day (!). I really progressed my ice climbing which was the main goal for me and many times during the course I came away feeling that I'd surprised myself by getting to the top. Enrico did a great job judging my level and found options every day to challenge but not overwhelm me. I came to trust his judgement and really appreciate the time we got to spend climbing some great routes. 10/10.



Great trip, highly customized and exceeding our expectations. Highly recommendable


Enrico is a fantastic person and a very good guide, very professional. We climbed Auguille d'Entreves.


Enrico is a mountaineering expert. I did many tours, summits and expeditions with him over the past 15 years Not only does he know the environment, but he is also technically very proficient, which is very comforting when the going gets tougher. He is a very safe guide, does not take chances as he wants both of us to get back home safely! And he likes to share and explain every decision he makes. Every outing with Enrico is a 5 star experience.


I went Ice Climbing in Cogne with Enrico. He is very competent, friendly and enthusiastic.

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