3-day Ice climbing and glacier course in Patagonia

Follow Juan, IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this 3-day ice climbing course. Discover the Argentinean Patagonia and learn the basic skills of this amazing activity!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Get the basic skills of ice climbing

  • Learn how to transit on glaciers

  • Discover the amazing landscapes of Patagonia

 

If you want to learn a new winter activity in an awesome location, then this trip is for you. Come to Patagonia in Argentina and learn the basics of ice climbing and glacier transit with an expert!

We will spend three days climbing on stunning icefalls and glaciers. Furthermore, you will learn and put your knowledge into practice! On this course, you will build a solid technical and safety base to become an independent ice climber. Additionally, I will also teach you some basic skills to transit glaciers.

These are some of the contents of the course:

  • Basic ice climbing concepts
  • Basic equipment
  • Safety
  • Energy dissipation
  • Using crampons
  • Ice axe traction
  • Progression gestures
  • Gathering on ice and snow
  • Basic rescue on glaciers
  • Transit on glaciers

Although you don’t need prior experience to join this course, a good fitness level is essential. I will be there at all times to help and guide you!

So, if you want to step into a new winter sport, please contact me for this 3-day course in Argentina. I’ll be glad to teach you the basics of ice and glacier climbing!

I also offer a fabulous ski program in north Patagonia, check it out!

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
700 USD

Group of 2
700 USD

Group of 3
700 USD

Group of 4
700 USD

Group of 5
700 USD

Group of 6
700 USD

Group of 7
700 USD

Group of 8
700 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 Price per person to join a group of minimum 2 people.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Fit

 

About the Guide

 
 

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Argentina.

I’m trekking guide since 2009, and became fully IFMGA certified in 2014.
I’ve climbed in many destinations in the Andes in Argentina, and also in Perú, Brasil, France, Spain, Italy and Austria.

I work together with two other colleagues and friends, Indio and Tomás, who are also IFMGA. So if I’m not available to guide you, one of them can do it.

The three of us live in El Chalten, where we practice our profession and develop our passion for climbing and skiing. And we want to share it by opening the doors to all those who want to live their Patagonian experience in a safe and unforgettable way.

We are also committed to mountain training. Therefore, we can give you the basic tools to move in the mountain safely and smoothly. That's why we offer courses for all levels depending on the terrain you want to train. We give lessons of rock climbing, ice climbing, glacier transit and mountain skiing.

 
 

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