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Cogne 3-day guided ice climbing tour

Cogne 3-day guided ice climbing tour
Cogne 3-day guided ice climbing tour
Cogne 3-day guided ice climbing tour
Cogne 3-day guided ice climbing tour

Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team on this ice-climbing excursion aimed at beginner and expert climbers in one of Italy’s best place to practice winter sports: Cogne Valley.

Alps

3 Days

Jan - Mar, Dec

Intermediate

Intermediate


Description

Join me in this climbing trip to the fabulous Cogne Valley Ice Falls. Let Italy’s nature splendor and its charms amaze you! 

Have you ever wondered what is like to climb ice? Then this is the perfect excursion trip to face this challenge! And I will guide you through the Cogne Valley Ice falls step by step.

You will have the chance of ice climbing in a real amazing winter spot ideal for all the adventure lovers. Come with me and visit this amazing region in Northern-Italy. All adventurers, from beginners to experts, can take part in plenty of activities and sports the Valley has to offer.

You enjoy climbing but have little experience? It’s not a problem because the trip offers different climbing challenges that vary from 3° to 6° (easy to intermediate-moderate) and are suitable and recommended for everybody over 15 years old.

During this ice climbing day in the Cogne Valley, you can choose among the following frozen walls. Your decision will depend on your physical and technical level. Therefore, I will help you to make up your mind.

  • Lillaz

  • È tutto relativo 

  • Cold Couloir

  • Il candelabro del Coyote 

  • Patri 

  • Repentance Super

 

The group size will be of 2 people maximum so as to assure my personalized and efficient guidance throughout. Therefore, it is important that you follow my instructions to make the most out of the trip. Just select the right difficulty for you. Then, get your climbing equipment ready and let me guide you through the Cogne Valley mountains in total safety.

Do not miss the unforgettable adventure of visiting the wonderful Cogne Valley. The experience of climbing iced water is a really magnificent sensation. So, come with me and you will enjoy every second of the tour.

I guarantee you it will be a trip you won’t forget and you will be able to relive the experience as many times as you want. I’ll be wanting for your contact since it will be a great pleasure to accompany you through this especially courageous adventure.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Included in the price: IFMGA Guiding fee, RC insurance and loan of the common security equipment (rope and ice screws).

Hiring of technical gear: 120€/per person for ice axes, harness, crampons and helmet.


Itinerary

Day 1: Meeting and preparation for ice climbing days

Meeting in Cogne at 8.30 am.

Depending on the technical abilities of the participants and also the ice conditions, we will choose the best waterfalls to guaranteed the access and climbing.

Destination will be chosen day by day according to to the wishes, abilities and of course the weather conditions.

We will dedicated this first morning to refresh the ice climbing skills and safety hints.

Day 2: Ice climbing on Cogne Valley: Valeille or Valnontey

The day will be spent on the icefall of Cogne Valley: Valeille or Valnontey.

At the end, we will enjoy a snack with typical products of the valley.

Day 3: Ice climbing on Cogne Valley: Valeille or Valnontey - End of the trip

The day will be spent on the icefall of Cogne Valley: Valeille or Valnontey.

At the end, we will enjoy a snack with typical products of the valley.

 

Details

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The price does not include:

  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet): €20 per person while supplies last
  • transfers, meals and accommodation.

Meeting point

Cogne

FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Ristorante Eurossola Domodossola Italy
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Hotel Domodossola Domodossola Italy
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Hotel Internazionale Dom
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About the guide

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-PeaksHunter

4.70

(285)

Mountain Guide

Giving and receiving smiles, seeing the satisfaction on the faces of our customers, seeking opportunities for growth, stimulating authenticity in personal and group relationships, in sharing mountaineering disciplines, fears, efforts, and moments of difficulty, which are part of the integrated with experiences, essential ingredients of every summit climb: these are our focus, our beliefs, and our most important results, as outdoor Professionals and as people who love the mountains and their work as Alpine Guides!

Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides is a team of IFMGA-certified Mountain Professionals and outdoor activities experts, based in the town of Aosta, not far from Courmayeur-Chamonix, on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc massif.

We live and work in the beautiful Aosta Valley region, very close to French and Swiss borders near to Geneva, Milan, and Turin international airports.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Dufourspitze, Pyramide Vincent and Regina Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Lyskamm, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits you can climb with us: most of our team of Guides were born and grew up close to these mountains and they have explored the ascent routes several times during different seasons, with skis or crampons!

- We love our work: we plan all our trips with great commitment and deep respect for the Alpine environment, for its inhabitants, and its territories. Including local traditions in different valleys and Alpine areas.

- We love Mountain, Nature, and Outdoor activities, that we like to share with people from all around the world. We are enthusiastic to meet like-minded adventurers and share new experiences and memorable emotions with the support of our Mountain Guides.

- Safety and Risk Management are essential for us, as elements of fundamental importance during every single trip we plan and carry out with our customers: for this reason, we offer introductory courses to the different alpine disciplines (Mountaineering, Rock climbing, Ice climbing, Ski mountaineering, Freeride, Rescue Crevasse, and Avalanche) to convey awareness and responsibility to our customers.

- We offer solid Experience, with several years organizing outdoor disciplines around mountain and wild areas, in many different countries of Italy and Europe, for individuals or groups, including 7-day customer support for booking, logistics, and personal assistance for planning and reservations.

- As certified Mountain Guides, we offer training courses, to improve technical skills and to learn basic knowledge about mountaineering in the Alps, which is essential to explore and climb the Mountains safely in any situation or conditions.

- We are happy to provide customized programs for every customer's demand: our Experience is synonymous with Professionalism and Customer Care to guarantee unforgettable emotions and beautiful smiles!

Fulfill your dreams, discover breathtaking views or simply enjoy an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will carry out your trip as you desire to live it!

Let’s plan your next mountain project together!

Certificates

IFMGA

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What people are saying about this trip

Mohammed

5.00

The course and and the climbing exceeded my expectations. The guide (Paolo) made the experience informative, fun and absolutely safe. 10/10 I would do it again!


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