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Ice climbing course in the Dolomites from Füssen, Allgäu (6 days)

Join Japan Mountain Guides on an unforgettable 6-day ice-climbing course in the Dolomites and learn all the skills you need to climb beautiful icefalls.


TRIP TYPE

Group

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Dolomite Mountains

DURATION

6 Days

OFFER PERIOD

Jan, Feb

FITNESS LEVEL

Fit

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

  • Learn ice climbing skills and put them to practice.
  • Enjoy a unique winter adventure in the Dolomites.
  • Practice ice climbing in a stunning setting on an unforgettable 6-day program.

Description

Would you like to join an ice climbing course in the Dolomites? Then come with me on this intensive 6-day program and learn everything you need to know to enjoy unique winter ice climbing adventures.

On this program, we will set off from Füssen, Allgäu**,** and head to the Dolomites to enjoy a 6-day course where you will learn skills and techniques that you will then put to practice. You can find a detailed tentative program below, which may vary depending on weather conditions. On the last day of our program, we will climb a beautiful waterfall!

Keep in mind that you will need a very good fitness level and prior rock climbing experience, including lead climbing and belaying to join this course. Of course, I will be there to teach you the ice-climbing skills you need, to help and to guide you.

So, would you like to discover the amazing sport of ice-climbing? Then book your place and join me on this unique course where you will learn all the skills you need and put them to practice!

Or, if you prefer, you can also join me on some of the other ice-climbing and mountaineering programs that I offer in the region.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Avalanche equipment

Price details

PRICE INCLUDES: 5 days of intensive ice climbing, planning and guiding by an IFMGA/UIAGM qualified guide/ aspirant,

avalanche safety equipment,

modern & high-level ice climbing equipment (excluding clothing and shoes), video analysis, transportation during the activity. DOES NOT INCLUDE: flights/ traveling costs to Füssen,

personal insurance,

mountaineering shoes rental (in case needed),

overnights in a mountain hut or in the valley (1/2 pension 55- 65€ per night for a participant sharing a double bedroom).

*group size: min/max 4 participants.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Itinerary

Day 1: Füssen (Allgäu)

Meeting point at 5 pm in the hotel in Füssen (Allgäu). Introduction talk, equipment handover, eventually introduction to various knots.

Day 2: First ice climbing day

Depending on condition in the Tannheimertal or on our way to the Hotel in South Tirol (Italy). Introduction to using ice axes and crampons in easy terrain.

Day 3:  Ice protection & technique improvement.

The entire day will be dedicated to learning how to lead climb on ice: placing and cleaning of ice screws, preparation of gear, building belay stances in ice.  Additionally working on climbing techniques – how to climb efficiently and economical, how to pass an ice bulge and how to traverse and to move fast on ice just to name a few examples. Video analysis.

Day 4: Lead climbing in ice.

At first, a pseudo lead climb while placing ice screws and later on the option to lead the same icefall, while independently placing screws. Video analysis.

Day 5: Preparation day for multi-pitch climbing

How to build a stance and rope handling on a multi-pitch climb in ice.

Day 6: Multi-pitch climb

Under the supervision of the guide, you are going to climb a long waterfall while switching leads. This is one of the most significant days of the course & for most of the participants an absolute highlight! In the afternoon, we will drive back to Füssen and end the activity.

Equipment you will need to bring

mountaineering shoes and clothes

About the guide: E-S Adventure Guides

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E-S Adventure Guides

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Mountain Guide

Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Anna, Andrea, Elis, Enrico, Ivan, Julia, Lucia, Marika, and Oreste) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Italy.

Whether you wish to climb the Gran Paradiso or go on an exciting via ferrata in the Dolomites, among other amazing options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

Pick one of the programs featured for E-S Adventure Guides Italy and start planning an awe-inspiring experience in the mountains!

Languages

Italian | English

Certificates

UIMLA | UIAGM | IFMGA

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What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides

Ciara

5.00

Paolo made the ski trip a total success in difficult conditions. His knowledge and enthusiasm are worth the investment to get the max from this ski area. Thanks again

Jeremy

5.00

Perfect experience with a wonderful guide

Stacia

5.00

We loved our guide and our adventure. She was very accommodating to our needs and nice to be around. I would totally book with explore share again.

Benjamin

5.00

I had a truly fantastic experience with Gabriele from PeaksHunter. He was a very experienced, careful guide. He was very considerate and encouraging and I was very fortunate to have this climbing experience with PeaksHunter.

Lee

5.00

Explore share were easy to work with and their outsourced guides “Peakshunter” were absolutely amazing. Our guides ELIS MARTIS and ALESSANDRO BELTRAMI were amazing they made the trip so much better. They were patient, professional and really knowledgable.

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