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    Guided Ice Climbing In the Dolomites

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    Enter your start date, end date and number of people and we will check availability and prices for you. The recommended duration for this activity is between 1 and 5 days. However, you can book as many days as suits your requirements. If your group size is more than 6 please contact us for a bespoke quote. Special prices for families and children: please contact us.

    Highlights

    Location : Ponte di Legno

    Ratio : 1:2

    Available during : Jan, Feb

    • Italian Alps: one of the best climbing locations in the World
    • Excellent service and attention to detail
    • Fun and friendly approach
    • Tailor made courses according to your level and needs
    Guided Ice Climbing In the Dolomites

    Full Description

    Multi-pitch is the essence of ice climbing. The day starts with an approach hike to the start of the route, and when we begin to climb, following the logic of the itinerary, we slowly become part of the natural environment. Multi-pitch ice climbing can mean anything from easy 2/4 pitch routes to challenging 6/10 pitch routes.

    Mountain Guides Italy is specialised in organising custom made ice climbing courses and guided trips for individuals or small groups. The best learning situation is on a one to one basis, or one to two. We do not have pre-set dates for our courses or trips because we work around the needs and technical level of our clients.

    The area where we are based is a magic place to ice climb. We will carefully choose the perfect location according to the ice conditions, the weather forecast and your level. There are plenty of cosy bed and breakfasts, hotels or self catering apartments where to stay and relax during your holiday.

    Example Itinerary

    It is for you and your guide to decide the exact makeup of your booking however, these itinerary days shown below are an example of how a booking for this activity could be structured.

    Day 1 : Getting to know you

    What ever your level, before we start climbing multi-pitch, we need to go though a series of routine exercises like belaying and abseiling, protection placing and removal, communication. We will then start with an easy multi-pitch route so we can find a good rhythm.

    Day 2 : Multi-pitch ice climbing

    Depending on our progress on day one, we will choose and the most adapt multi-pitch route depending if you would also like to lead or not.

    Day 3 : Multi-pitch ice climbing

    We live day by day, so each day we will select a route that is ideal for your level.

    What's Included

    • Services of IFMGA Mountain Guide
    • Liability insurance

    What's Not Included

    • All food

    • Travel insurance

    Optional Extras

    Prerequisites

    Novice : no previous or very little climbing experience is required.

    Beginner : you have some climbing and/or mountaineering experience. You should be able to climb up to French grade 4c in sports rock climbing.

    Intermediate
    : you are gaining confidence in ice climbing and/or mountaineering. You should be able to climb up to French grade 5c in sports rock climbing.

    Advanced : you are a confident ice climber and/or mountaineer. You should be able to climb up to French grade 6b in sports climbing.

    Equipment Required

    • Technical equipment (these items can be rented): harness, helmet, ice axes, crampons, mountaineering boots.
    • Personal equipment: 20 litre backpack, 1 litre thermos, provisions (energy bars, chocolate, dried fruit, sandwiches), Winter climbing clothes, 2 pairs of gloves.

    Availability & Prices

    This activity is available to be booked for any date/dates within the availablity periods shown below. Because we tailor your booking to suit your exact requirements you can book this activity for as many days as you like. The recommended duration for this activity is between 1 and 5 days. If your group size is more than 6 please contact us for a bespoke quote. Special prices for families and children: please contact us.

    Period Starting Ending
    Availability period from : 01/01/2018 to : 28/02/2018
    Number of people Price (€)
    1 Pax €300.00 per person per day
    2 Pax €200.00 per person per day
    3 Pax €200.00 per person per day
    4 Pax €200.00 per person per day
    5 Pax €200.00 per person per day
    6 Pax 200.00 per person per day

    Guided Ice Climbing In the Dolomites Reviews

    Awesome ice climbing

    "Hi Cain, I wanted to thank you for the awesome 3 days of ice climbing. Your ability to find the right routes for our level is amazing. See you next Winter!"

INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED MOUNTAIN GUIDES

All Mountain Guides working with us are qualified by the international UIAGM - IFMGA mountain guide association. IFMGA stands for International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations and is the highest level of qualification a mountain guide can achieve.

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