Ice climbing initiation in Setcases near Nuria
Ice climbing initiation in Setcases near Nuria

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    Spanish, English, French
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

Activity description

There is no reason why you should stop climbing during winter, in fact, it's even more fun! Vertical Emotions will teach you how to ice climb on frozen walls!

When winter arrives at mountainous regions, waterfalls get frozen into solid ice. The Catalan Pyrenees are no exception to this phenomena and in the Nuria region, you can find the perfect spot for your first contact with ice climbing.

Ice climbing is a variant of the better-known spot of rock climbing, yet the techniques and equipment are completely different. Sharing only the harness, cord, and helmet as safety equipment, ice climbing requires you to be able to handle an ice ax, or piolet, and weatherproof boots with crampons to make your way up the frozen ice. If you've experienced rock climbing, you'll love ice climbing!

Vertical Emotions' favorite spots for ice climbing initiations is Coma de L'Orri, located on the same route going up to Vallter 2000 ski resort in the Setcases municipality which is almost on the frontier with France.

minimum 16 y/o
Starting time: 8:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Itinerary

The specific climbing spot will be decided based on your skill level and weather conditions.

Activity requirements

Minors must have authorization from their parents.

Special terms

Please get in touch with your guide after booking to arrange the specific meeting point. Also, please let the guide know if you'll require ice climbing equipment.

Price depends on the number of people booking:

1 participant: €140 per person
2 participants: €75/ person
3 participants: €65/ person
4 participants: €50/ person
5-6 participants: €45/ person
7-8 participants: €40/ person

Included
  • All necessary equipment
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottled water and snacks
Meeting point
C/ Rec, 5, 17869 Setcasas, Girona, Espagne Get directions
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