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

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.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    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!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    680 EUR

    Group of 2
    340 EUR

    Group of 3
    230 EUR

    Group of 4
    170 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     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.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

     

    About the 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.

     
     
    FROM 170 EURper person
     

     

    What People are Saying about Enrico Bonino

     

    Here is the summary of my experience with Explore-share and Enrico: Explore-share was one of several companies I considered before my trip to the Alps. I was very happy with my choice from the moment I sent my first email. The staff members responded promptly and answered all of my questions very clearly and kindly. I was blown away with the professionalism they have demonstrated. Two days after sending my first email I was in contact with my guide, Enrico. With Enrico we climbed different routes in the area of Mt. Blanc and practiced different techniques for about ten days. Enrico was an excellent guide. He was patient, thoughtful, and improved my skills tremendously. He was very thorough and safety conscious. After ten days of climbing I felt a lot of trust between the two of us, which I believe makes us a good team for future climbing adventures. I would highly recommend Explore-share and Enrico to anyone who is planning to explore the beauty of the Alps and take the challenge of climbing these magnificent mountains. During my trip I met Italian, French, Swiss and German guides. All of them were extremely enthusiastic and nice. Going to Europe for climbing? Choose European professionals. You will not be disappointed.
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    Erling Fasting
    I can absolutely recommend Enrico to any other clients. Very professional, competent, safe and pleasant mountain-guide.
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    Jostein
    Getting in contact through explore-share.com with Enrico Bonino, mountain guide, was really a snap. Some time later I got in contact over phone/mail with Enrico. Finally we found a time window in February to go ice climbing for 2 days in Chamonix. 850 km and a night later I found myself on the Italian side of the Mt Blanc in Courmayeur. Enrico took us to the traverse of the Aiguilles d\'Entrèves. Not very difficult but perfect to acquaint myself again with granite and mixed climbing after a lapse of ... +20 years. The weather was brilliant, blue skies, sun all over and the scenery was +++, pure enjoyment ! The next day the weather was grey and some snow was forecasted. So Enrico took me to Cogne where we climbed the 7 lengths of Ghost Goully. Not a pure icefall, it has some mixed, more mountain-like, character. After hiking back to the village Enrico took me to his favourite pub where we had a tasty piece of pizza and pastry. A Short trip but just what I needed to get some feeling climbing with crampons and ice axes again. This is definitely asking for more and I\'m looking forward to the next trip ! Thank you Enrico, Bruno
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    Bruno Jacobs
     

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