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.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

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 per person

 
1 Person
1112 USD

Group of 2
606 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment
 Included in the price : IFMGA Guiding fee, RC insurance and loan of the common security material. 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

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.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Occasional
Meeting point
Cogne
More info

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.

 

About the Guide

 
 

Founded in 2013 by Elis Martis and Silvia Pergami, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

We strive to guarantee unparalleled experiences for our clients and are constantly on the lookout for new adventures. We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We love to make your dreams come true! Determination and passion are our guiding principles and we hope to pass them on to you. We want to build strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Alberto, Alessandro, Claudio, Maurizio, Claudio, Jacopo, Giovanni, Elis e Silvia

 
 
FROM 606 USD per person
 

 

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