Icefall wonders 1-day programs in the Alps

The Alps and the region of Valnontey give you the opportunity to conquer the best icefalls during the winter. Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Enjoy with me a great day of vertical ice climbing in the best itineraries of the Alps!

    The winter is the perfect moment to dare ourselves to climb the stunning cascades in the Alps. They get frozen up and become amazing ice climbing venues.

    The Aosta Valley and more precisely the region of Cogne – Valnontey, offers endless climbing routes with different grades and many multi-pitch climbs to enjoy. This time, I’d like to propose you two incredible routes to practice ice climbing in the Alps: the cascades of Repentance Super and the Di Fronte al Tradimento!

    Repentance Super

    Repentance Super consists in 2 frozen gully sections. The first is quite challenging and demanding and the the second is a bit easier and nicer. This route can be started from several different points. Thanks to its bolts placed in both sides of the icefall you will enjoy a quick and safe abseil descent.

    Di Fronte al Tradimento

    To reach this frozen waterfall we’ll have to follow the road leading to the campsite “Gran Paradiso” and the pedestrian path. Once we are in the Dell ‘Erfaulet Bridge on the opposite side, we’ll see the spectacular cascade. We then must cross that bridge and go beyond the marked trail. At its final point there is the Di Fronte al Tradimento waterfall. From the highest part of its big back we can abseil down the ice fall rope.

    The approaching time will vary from 30 minutes to 2:30 hours depending on the chosen cascade. Our meeting point will be also arranged once you decide your climbing route. When we return, we’ll enjoy a break and celebrate our achievement by tasting a local meal.

    Ice climbing in this waterfalls of the Alps can be enjoyed by anyone with some climbing skills and a little determination! If you’re one of those people don’t hesitate and contact me.

    I can offer you many other itineraries in the Alps. Feel free to ask me for more 1-day options. It will be my pleasure to help you find the most suitable program for you!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    330 EUR

    Group of 2
    180 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.
     

    Other details

     
    Meeting point

    To be determined depending on the destination.

    More info

    - Research and rescue insurance with IFMGA coverage (recommended): €5 per person. Hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet): €20 per person.

    - The mountain guide’s expenses (transfers and meals) are not included in the price and have to be divided among all participants.

    - Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners, without any liability attributable to the mountain guide.

     

    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

     
     


     

     

    What People are Saying about Peaks Hunter Mountain Guide Team

     

    I want to post my review on Peaks Hunter Mountain Guides ( see below).I climbed Mont Blanc in September 2019 with Peak Hunter Mountain Guides. The service I received was excellent. They provided me with all the information I requested and more. Scheduling was clear and everything went as it was planned. My guide, Luigi Gagliardi, is a highly skilled professional. He did a great job taking me to the summit, providing me with all instructions and taking a great care of me. I learnt a lot from him. He is also a great person.
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    Alexey Semakov
    We were guided by PeaksHunter in a Gran Paradiso ascent, and it was memorable! We just would like to thank Silvia and Elis for the wonderful trip we\'ve experienced with their guidance. The communication and organization before and during the trip was clear and detailed. We felt completely supported and safe accompanied by Silvia and Elis. Thanks for clarify all our questions and help us very kindly mainly considering our lack of experience in trips like that. At supermarket, the ride to the park, the lunch before we start, during the trail, at meals in the mountain, at all these moments we had great company and support. This was our first ascent in this altitude and Silvia and Elis demonstrated be professionals very experienced and high skilled. We appreciate the way they enjoy the nature in a respectful and safe manner. They were attentive to the minor details regarding our security and also our experience. We are lucky to have had you as our guides. The best photo we took it is not enough to express how good is the feeling to be at this point in the mountains and appreciate pure nature. We saw landscapes completely new for our eyes in a memorable experience. Silvia and Elis, thank you very much. We really appreciate our time in Gran Paradiso and we feel lucky to be guided by you. André and Vânia
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    Andre Silveira
    Great experience. Would recommend Jacopo to anyone!
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    Roy Schindler
    Great trip! Our first ever mountain climb. It was HARD! We are hikers but had never been mountaineering. Ellis took great care of us. We greatly enjoyed our trek up grand Paradiso!!!!
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    Josephine Spitzley
     

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