Czech Republic Basic Ice Climbing Course

IFMGA certified mountain guide Juras wants to guide you for a full day of basic training and practice in an ice climbing course in the Czech Republic.




Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb

Type of Trip

Not specified


The winter months in the Czech Republic can be frigid. However, with that cold weather comes the chance to go ice climbing.

Ice Climbing is a thrilling experience. There is nothing quite like scaling a frozen waterfall. It is one of those things that if you have a chance to do it, you definitely should. However, it requires a lot of skill and practice to do right. And with this basic one day course I will do my best to teach you those skills, so you can ice climb safely.

For the first half of the day, we will focus on basic moves and the necessary materials. Those materials include, crampons, ice axes, ice screws, locking devices, and others, all of which will be provided for you. Once you are familiar with the materials, we will practice the proper use of ice axes with and without loops. We will cover the technique of walking in crampons. We will also go over top rope climbing and how to establish a secure belay in ice. Finally, after we’ve covered everything, we will put those moves, skills and materials into practice, when you start climbing an ice fall!

Ice climbing is an unforgettable and exciting physical activity, but there are risks. As a result of those risks, it is crucial to learn the skills necessary to ice climb responsibly. It is my intention to teach you those skills.

Please message me if you are interested in taking this course with me.

I also offer a more advanced ice climbing course for those people who have more experience and want to take the next step.

Price per person

1 Person
168 USD

Group of 2
101 USD

Group of 3
73 USD

Group of 4
65 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Personal equipment
 The price includes transportation to the ice fall from Prague as well as the equipment needed, such as crampons, ice axe 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.


Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required
Meeting point
Prague. We'll get a transfer from Prague to Špindlerův mlýn, Krkonoše. The Ice is about 30min. walk from the car. Or you can go by cross-country skis or ski mountaineering.
More info

Special ice climbing equipment is included, that is ice axes and crampons, ropes, screws and carabiners. But you need to have your own harness, helmet and boots. It is essential to have good warm and hard boots type B/C.


About the Guide

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