Repentance, Cogne, Guided Ice Climbing

Repentance in Cogne in the Aosta valley is one of the most famous ice climbs in the world and aspirant guide Remy wants to help you scale it.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

Repentance is one of the most famous ice climbs in the world. At 250 metres, it is an impressive frozen waterfall, and one that you would be hard pressed to forget after you have scaled it.

Located in the commune of Cogne in the Aosta valley in the Italian Alps, there is something truly fantastic about the Repentance ice waterfall. It seems magical. It appears like something you would imagine in a fantasy story. If you were to stumble on a castle made of sheer ice, Repentance could be its front wall. And on this day trip, you will have a chance to climb that wall!

Initially much more difficult, the climb has become much easier over time. Mainly as a result of well placed fixed belays, and countless climbs, Repentance is much more accessible than it was when first climbed in 1989. However, regardless of the downsizing of difficulty over the years, it is still a challenging climb, so you must have previous ice climbing experience, and be physically fit, so you can make it to the top.

At first glance, Repentance looks impossible to climb. However, I promise to safely and professionally guide you every step of the way. And when you get back down to the ground, it may still look impossible, but you will nonetheless smile because you still managed to climb it.

If you want to join me on this renowned ice climb, please send me a request. I look forward to guiding you.

If you would like to enjoy other ice climbing adventures in the Aosta valley, you can also join me on this expedition that will allow you to climb one of over 700 possible frozen waterfalls.


Price per person

 
1 Person
651 USD

Group of 2
393 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Advanced
Fitness level required
Extremely Fit
Meeting point
Cogne
 

About the Guide

 
 

Born in Aosta in 1970, I am an aspirant mountain guide and a passionate climber. For me, the lightning strike came in while climbing Punta Tzan with some friends: from that day on, my whole life has been the mountains and practicing mountain sports and activities.
Among my most significant ascents are: Mattehorn, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Aiguille Verte, Monviso and Mont Maudit, among others. I will be happy to guide you around my home region!

 
 
FROM 393 USD per person
 

 

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