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Engelberg, Switzerland, Guided Ice Climbing

Guided freeride ski day in Engelberg, Switzerland

A certified mountain guide wants to take you on a full day ice climbing adventure on the ice falls in the Engelberg region of Switzerland.



1 Day

Feb, Dec, Jan




  • Enjoy a day of exciting ice climbing in the Engelberg region of Switzerland.
  • Gaze at the surrounding Swiss Alps.
  • Ideal for beginners and expert ice climbers alike.


The village resort of Engelberg is located in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. Near some of the Swiss Alps‘ most beautiful peaks, this resort area is a lovely place to visit and explore. The area is also home to some great ice climbing spots. And on this trip, I would like to guide you to some beautiful ice falls that you will get to spend the entire day climbing.

There is a large variety of potential climbing spots in the Engelberg region. As a result, this trip is open to ice climbing beginners as well as experts. No matter what kind of experience you are looking for, or are qualified for, there is a great ice fall route just waiting for you to climb. There are also top rope and lead routes available as well.

Along with the thrilling experience you will get during this ice climbing trip, you will also get to enjoy some magnificent views. That is because Engelberg is surrounded by several gorgeous Swiss cantons, including Bern, Uri and Nidwalden. Hence making this trip a great addition to any vacation in the Swiss Alps.

All participants on this trip should be in good physical condition. You should also have prior gym climbing experience as well.

So if you are a first timer at ice climbing, or are looking for another ice fall to conquer, this trip is perfect for you. And because I like to wait until just a few days before the trip to pick the right spot, I can assure you that your experience will be unforgettable. To join me, just send me a request.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes the usage of crampon and ice ax.



There are comfortable accommodation options in Engelberg that I would be happy to recommend to you.

More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: warm and waterproof clothing, 2 pairs of gloves, mountaineering boots, climbing harness and helmet. Except for clothing, missing items can be borrowed upon request.

Meeting point

The meeting point will be announced no later than the Thursday before the tour as we will wait as long as possible to ascertain the best location based on weather and other factors.

About the guide

Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.

Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great 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.

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