Daniel, an IFMGA certified guide, will teach you all you need to know to climb an icefall in this great 3-day ice climbing course.
Would you like to try ice climbing for the first time? Then join me in this 3-day ice climbing course for beginners. You will learn step by step what is important for a good ice climbing experience.
We will learn how to use the ice axe and what to consider when climbing with crampons. Also, we will go over the use of ice screws and belays. There is so much to learn!
The course will be held in the Naturefriends’ House (Naturfreundehaus) Kolm Saigurn, in the small village of Rauris, Salzburg. Or either in another location with currently good ice conditions.
During these 3-day introductory ice climbing course I will teach you all the techniques and skills you need to experience the thrill of ice climbing. The course content will be the following:
If you want to join this course, please note that you need to be able of handling a rope and backup devices safely.
So, if you want to experience ice climbing, don’t’ hesitate to contact me!I will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this trip. And if you want to venture yourself into a great climb in Austria, check my Grossvenediger ascent by the west ridge.
All the prices just include the guiding fee no extras included (accommodation, food/drinks, Lifts, ) All the accommodations and huts are organized by the guide! If needed rental gear for a rental fee is also available!
Born in the Austrian Alps, the connection to the mountains was there from early on. Started skiing as a 3 year old kid, bit later climbing and mountaineering stepped in my live. Skiing and climbing all over the Alps and abroad became a huge part of my life.
One of my favorite places in the Alps are the mountains around Chamonix and Zermatt. Since graduating as a fully-certified Mountain guide, I’ve been able to share my passion for skiing and climbing with my guests. When I’m not guiding I try to push my personal limits in climbing and mountaineering. Looking forward reaching summits together.
Great trip! We enjoyed every minute - Daniel was great as a guide and quickly and safely gets you past the trickier sections so as to maximise the fun and enjoyment. We felt safe and confident with him at all times and wouldn\'t hesitate to book another tour!
We planned a trip to the grossglockner early August this year with Daniel. On arrival in Austria the weather turned bad with nearly 24/7 rain and thunder in between so we wouldn\'t reach the peak. The guide proposed to go sportclimbing indoors, or go a week later, communication was fast and clear. We didn\'t have a week so decided to cancel the trip, for which Daniel offered a partial refund. Have a look at Daniel\'s website for detailed information on gear, route and requirements. Once back in our home country we couldn\'t get in touch anymore, but Explore-Share took over communication and solved remaining issues. Hope to finish this ascent sometime in the future with better weather conditions, and good luck to Daniel!
Daniel was an excellent guide. Great experience!
This weekend i went with Daniel to the Grossglockner via the normal route and the experience was perfect. Everything was arranged and felt safe the whole trip. i would reccomend Daniel to everyone who wants to climb some mountains in the alps. In the future i will again make use of his services if i decide to climb in the alps once more.
very good guide, wonderful experience
Daniel made our two day guided ascent to the summit of Großglockner an incredible and unforgettable experience. Daniel provided us with quality gear and kept us well informed throughout the whole expedition in terms of the route, weather conditions and safety precautions. Daniel’s communication skills were fantastic and he spoke perfect English. We were very thankful that Daniel gave us a second attempt at the summit after having to turn back on our first attempt due to bad weather (Daniel’s judgement of the conditions was great and we had full confidence in his decision to turn back to ensure safety). The summit was absolutely amazing and we had a lot of fun and good laughs with Daniel. We hope we can book Daniel for another trip soon, Danke!!
Daniel guided us safely to Matterhorn summit via Hörnli Ridge. We visited Swiss and Italian summits and then headed back to Hörnli Hut. In very good conditions this whole trip took us just approx. 8 hours. Daniel is a very strong and skilled climber – he knows the route, gives good insight on how to climb each section and is continuously aware during short roping to prevent a possible slip. Just understand that Matterhorn climb is a very intense effort - there\'s not awfully lot of time for taking photos, admiring the views or relaxing during the climb.
Group of 1
|EUR 928 each|
Group of 2
|EUR 506 each|
Group of 3
|EUR 413 each|
Group of 4
|EUR 361 each|
Group of 5
|EUR 330 each|
Group of 6
|EUR 289 each|
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