If winter climbing has always fascinated you, why not give it a shot this winter? In a place where time appears to have stood still, a whole universe of ice, snow and rock awaits you.
As the winter sets in and the mountains change, they offer new challenges to winter climbers. Loose chutes become frozen corridors, revealing many routes for you to explore. Finding and climbing the most perfect route to the top is a contest you previously only dreamt of achieving.
This excursion not only gives you a taste of the ice climbing world, but also sets you up to go explore the winter routes by yourself.
Let the experts guide your first steps into this astonishing world.
The tariff is for a group of 2 people.Objectives
- Develop your skills on snow, ice and rockItinerary
- Learn to belay and lead
- Efficiently use the safety equipment on this terrain (including ice screws, nuts and ice axe)
- Evaluate the ice and snow conditions
Itineraries vary depending on the weather conditions, below you can see some example of programmes:
Name: Mer du Glace
Altitude: 1,913 metres
- You will descend 30 metres by steps, arriving at the glacier
- Throughout the day you will discover all the techniques necessary to travelling on ice and snow, from simply walking with crampons to the use of ice axes.
Name: Grand Montets
Altitude: 3,297 metres
- You will start the day with a lesson about the security regulations on the terrain including how to arrest a fall of a fellow rope climber
- In the afternoon you will climb the north face of the Petite Aiguille Verte (3,512 metres) on slopes of no more than 55 degree pitch
- At the end of your excursion you will descend to the valley floor via cable car