Ice climbing in the Best Gullies of the Alps, 5 days

Come and spend 5 amazing days climbing on the best gullies of some of the most famous peaks in the Alps, from Monte Rosa to the Dolomites with IFMGA certified guide Enrico.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

5 days

Mountain Range

Alps, Dolomite Mountains

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
     

    Ice climbing is definitely one of the most thrilling winter activities you can enjoy. No matter which gully you climb and where it is located, the rush of gradually making your way higher and higher is unlike anything else. And on this 5 day excursion, you will get to feel that rush on a number of incredible gullies in the Alps of Europe.

    Spread out over several countries, including Italy, Switzerland and France, the Alps are home to some of the best ice climbing spots in the world. The selection is as diverse as it is stunning. Some examples include the Dolomites, the central Alps, Monte Rosa, the Mont Blanc massif and more. As a result, you will not only get to enjoy great ice climbing, but unbelievable views as well.

    This trip is open to people of all skill levels. So whether you are a beginner or expert, we will find the perfect ice climbing spot for you. However, regardless of your skill level, it is important that participants on this trip are in good physical condition.

    Are you looking for an incredible place to ice climb? Then this 5 day trip is the right choice. Not only will you get to choose from the best gullies in the best ranges in the Alps, but you will also get to learn, practice and improve your skills with a professional, experienced guide. To join me on this trip, just send me a request.

    Would you like to do some climbing in the Alps? Then join me on this trip and choose from 82 different 4000 meter peaks.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1900 EUR

    Group of 2
    950 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). The price does NOT include lodging, meals, and/or transportation for both clients and the guide. We can provide lodging at B&B Maison de la montagne (http://www.maisondelamontagne.net/) when based down the valley.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    All Levels

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    The meeting point will depend on which ice climbing spot we select prior to the beginning of the trip.

    Accommodation

    There are several comfortable accommodation options near all of the potential ice climbing locations that I will be happy to recommend to you.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    My biggest satisfaction is to explore new places, and share it with a rope-mate. And to do it as a professional is the realization of a dream. At the age of 15, I knew I wanted to become a mountain guide, I wanted to live in the mountains, teach and share my new passion. In 2006 I realized my dream and I became a professional mountain guide. I like sharing my knowledge and experience with my clients, taking a journey that transforms slowly the guide-client relationship in climbing partner and often in friendship. I am not and never will be a lone climber but "a company" 'explorer. My specialty lies certainly in climbing on ice and mixed in the high mountains. With my clients I climbed the most difficult faces in the Alps, explored mountain ranges, traveled between America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Enrico Bonino

     

    Here is the summary of my experience with Explore-share and Enrico: Explore-share was one of several companies I considered before my trip to the Alps. I was very happy with my choice from the moment I sent my first email. The staff members responded promptly and answered all of my questions very clearly and kindly. I was blown away with the professionalism they have demonstrated. Two days after sending my first email I was in contact with my guide, Enrico. With Enrico we climbed different routes in the area of Mt. Blanc and practiced different techniques for about ten days. Enrico was an excellent guide. He was patient, thoughtful, and improved my skills tremendously. He was very thorough and safety conscious. After ten days of climbing I felt a lot of trust between the two of us, which I believe makes us a good team for future climbing adventures. I would highly recommend Explore-share and Enrico to anyone who is planning to explore the beauty of the Alps and take the challenge of climbing these magnificent mountains. During my trip I met Italian, French, Swiss and German guides. All of them were extremely enthusiastic and nice. Going to Europe for climbing? Choose European professionals. You will not be disappointed.
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    Pawel
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    Erling Fasting
    I can absolutely recommend Enrico to any other clients. Very professional, competent, safe and pleasant mountain-guide.
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    Jostein
    Getting in contact through explore-share.com with Enrico Bonino, mountain guide, was really a snap. Some time later I got in contact over phone/mail with Enrico. Finally we found a time window in February to go ice climbing for 2 days in Chamonix. 850 km and a night later I found myself on the Italian side of the Mt Blanc in Courmayeur. Enrico took us to the traverse of the Aiguilles d\'Entrèves. Not very difficult but perfect to acquaint myself again with granite and mixed climbing after a lapse of ... +20 years. The weather was brilliant, blue skies, sun all over and the scenery was +++, pure enjoyment ! The next day the weather was grey and some snow was forecasted. So Enrico took me to Cogne where we climbed the 7 lengths of Ghost Goully. Not a pure icefall, it has some mixed, more mountain-like, character. After hiking back to the village Enrico took me to his favourite pub where we had a tasty piece of pizza and pastry. A Short trip but just what I needed to get some feeling climbing with crampons and ice axes again. This is definitely asking for more and I\'m looking forward to the next trip ! Thank you Enrico, Bruno
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    Bruno Jacobs
     

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