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If you have been eyeing an icefall for a while or want to refine your technique, this is the right offer for you!


We will visit a specific ice climbing crag, or will go on a multi-pitch ice climbing tour with an experienced mountain guide!​​​​​​​

Duration: 1 day

Wo: Furka Gebiet, Schweiz

Wann: July 2021

Price: CHF 250.- p.P.

Date: December to March

Free places left

Adventure ID: 09/202102

Country/Region: CH, Uri / Schwyz / Glarus

Meeting point: Altdorf, 6460​​​​​​​

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Participants: 4-8 guests

Services: Swiss certified mountain guide, snacks and tea, group material

Requirements: 

Average ice climbing experience necessary. 
Generally fit and able to hike at least 3 hours.

Intended Schedule:

 

09:00 

At the meeting point we organize our equipment and make our way to the ice climbing crag/beginning of the tour. After a short evaluation about the ice conditions, we go straight to the point! We look for steep and thick icicles, or a multi-pitch that runs along a frozen waterfall.​​​​​​​


12:00

After a short tea and snack break we change sector or continue our multi-pitch. 

End of the adventure around 16:00.

Execution: 

We will confirm if the tour is taking place per e-mail latest:

if it's a weekend tour 1 day before it begins (from 11:00)

if it's a multi day tour 2 days before it begins (from 17:00)

After the tour: 

We'll email you direct links to the photo upload/download and our feedback form

Material

 

 

Clothing:

  • Hard shell jacket
  • Soft shell or fleece jacket
  • Breathable clothes
  • Beanie, 2x gloves

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and lip cream
  • Water bottle
  • Ev. camera and power bank
  • Sturdy shoes with hard sole (crampons compatible)
  • Backpack (10-30l)

 

Technical equipment:

  • Helmet
  • Climbing harness

  • Crampons with horizontal tips, if available

  • 2 Ice axes, if available

 

Catering:

  • Snacks: These will be eaten between breakfast and dinner, so pack enough for the days of the tour. Dried fruit, chocolate, cheese, wholemeal bread and energy bars suit well. To avoid your backpack from being too heavy, try not to bring too much food with you.
  • Snacks and tea: included in this tour. As a commitment to animal welfare, we do not offer fish/meat. We still try our best to keep the menu as exciting as possible despite logistical difficulties. Please notify us in advance of any special dietary needs.

 

Covid-19 measures:

  • 100ml disinfectant
  • Protective masks (2 per day)

 

Rental equipment:

  • Helmet, CHF 15.00

  • 2 ice axes, CHF 30.00

  • Crampons with horizontal spikes, CHF 20.00

  • Climbing harness, CHF 20.00

     

Before the tour:

It is mandatory to read the last information about your tour 1 day before the tour starts (from 11am). We will email you at the mentioned time.

Free places left

On request

Your adventure guide: 

Exped Tribe 

Swiss certified mountain guide

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Any question left?

Not sure if your skills fulfill the requirements above?

I will be happy to help you!

Stefania

travel@expedtribe.com

+41 766 10 10 26

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Worth knowing:


- The exact ice climbing crag will be defined with the participants depending on weather and ice density, so we can offer a unique ice climbing adventure;

- This adventure is more suitable for people with ice climbing experience.