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Intro to mountaineering course around Courmayeur

Take your first steps into mountaineering! Join this 1 or several days introductory course in Courmayeur led by an IFMGA certified mountain guide.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripNot specified


Lying at the foot of the Mont Blanc massif, in northwestern Italy, Courmayeur makes an ideal setting for an introductory course to mountaineering.

This alpine town in the Aosta Valley will be the starting point of this course oriented to beginners.

Combining theory and practice, this course will provide you basic knowledge to move in rock and ice. It can be a 1 or several days course, depending on your available dates and your wishes.

You’ll learn about mountaineering gear, knot-tying techniques for climbing and safety standards to prevent and manage risk.

Besides, you’ll practice different techniques for rock climbing, glacier travel and ice climbing. Climbing up and down, picking routes and traveling on a rope team either on rock or glaciers, will be some of the lessons. You’ll also learn techniques for crevasse rescue on ice.

Once you complete this course, you’ll be ready to make easy trips in the mountains by yourself.

Would you like to join this mountaineering course in Courmayeur? Send a request! Don’t miss the experience of taking your first steps in this beautiful alpine scenery.

If you want to improve your skills in ice and rock climbing, consider this advanced course also in Courmayeur.


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About the guide

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IFMGA certified mountain guide based in the Aosta Valley. Summer and winter mountain activities in the Valley and nearby locations.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 361 each

Group of 2

EUR 181 each

Group of 3

EUR 124 each

Group of 4

EUR 93 each

Group of 5

EUR 73 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

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