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6-day Ice climbing course in Cogne, Advanced level

6-day Ice climbing course in Cogne, Advanced level

Join Tal, IFMGA-certified guide, on this ice climbing course for advanced in Cogne. Improve your skills and enjoy a breathtaking area!



6 Days

Feb, Mar




  • Discover one of the world premier ice climbing spots.
  • Improve your ice climbing skills with an expert guide.
  • Enjoy the beauty of Cogne, in the Aosta Valley.


If you are looking for a thrilling ice climbing course, this program is for you. Let’s go to Cogne, in northwestern Italy, for an unforgettable 6-day tour!

Located in the Aosta Valley, 1 ½  hour away from Chamonix (France), Cogne (1,534m) is an old community with a great historical and tourist appeal. It lies within the Gran Paradiso Park, which hosts some of the most breathtaking alpine landscapes of Italy.

During the winter, this wild and beautiful area turns into a paradise for ice climbers. There are more than 100 amazing frozen waterfalls in this area, in the valleys of Lillaz and Valnontey.

This 6-day trip (5 of ice climbing course) is for experienced ice climbers who want to improve skills. We will work on mixed climbing abilities on single and multi pitch routes!

Please keep in mind the activity is challenging and intense, so you will need a very good  fitness level. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you.

So, if you are up for this awesome ice climbing course in the Cogne, please get in touch with me. Let me help you improve your skills in a scenic area!

I also offer an 8-day Ice Climbing Expedition in the Dolomites. Check it out here.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Safety equipment is included in the price.

Additional costs: Flight and transfer to Argentiere - Personal insurances - Gear - Mountaineering shoes - Overnights in mountain hut or hotel (1/2 pension 55- 65€ per night for each participant, sharing a double room) - Food and beverages outside of the half pension

(Estimated Total: 1900 €)


Day 1: Meeting and briefing

Meeting at 5 pm in the hotel in Argentiere, Chamonix. Welcome talk: course briefing, gear check.




Day 2: Warmup day

Single pitch climbing on ice at Valle di Cogne. Rehearsing techniques.



Day 3: Multi pitch climbing

Multi pitch routes. Refreshing and improving skills.



Day 4: Multi pitch climbing

A longer multi pitch route (difficulty level depends on you).



Day 5: Multi pitch climbing

We keep on exploring the area. Multi pitch routes.



Day 6: Last day of the course

Multi pitch climb and return to Argentiere.



More info

The mentioned itinerary may vary due to conditions, ability of the participants, and safety & weather limitations. Please bring your personal gear.

Meeting point

Argentiere, Chamonix

About the guide

I am in the mountains all year-round, either guiding a trip or exploring on my own. Mountain guiding is not only my profession and passion but also my inner calling. I am a qualified IFMGA mountain and ski guide.

In 2012, I established my mountaineering school "Mountains" with the motto: Quality guiding on snow, rock and ice. You can count on a low client to guide ratio, reliable gear and high quality programs led by our talented team of guides. We are not adrenaline junkies - we put safety first and strive to meet and exceed all of our clients' needs.

We take great pride in having more than 30% returning clients and would be thrilled to welcome you to our "Mountains" family during your next rock, snow or ice adventure!


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What people are saying about this trip

Potato Hills


February, 2020

Amazing trip, great hotel and the food was unbelievable. The guiding was very thorough and professional and I took a lot away from it. Conditions weren't great but we definitely made the most of it



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