SESIA VALLEY - OSSOLA VALLEY
Season 2023 - The 14th and 15th of January, the 11th and 12th of February
For a complete and rewarding approach with the shining world of ice falls, to learn the techniques and methods to climb safely.
During the days you learn the use of rope on ice falls knot tying, security/self rescue methods and progression while tied together. Progression on the "Piolet Traction" technique use of crampons and ice axes Instruction of ice characteristics and how to choose your ascent.
Private groups (max 2 persons) can choose different dates depending on their needs
Meeting with Mountain Guide at 8.00 ( Val Sesia or Val d’Ossola). Once we’ve reached the ice fall we begin to know the materials: rope, crampons, piolet traction ice axes and their utilization, placement of ice screwand of the anchor. Then we learn all the climbing techniques in piolet traction working one pitch.
Depending on the level reached by participants today we choose a multipitch ice fall and we climb it, teaching about safety, self rescue, rope methods (rappels).
TECHNICAL INFO: In these two days we’ll work on every kind of slopes from the easier until the most steep ones. The climb of the second day will have a difficult between 3° and 4° and a length between 120 and 200 mt.
|F+ / Easy +|
|Good workout is required. Special technical skills are not needed|
|High mountain gear, ice axes and crampons, harness, helmet|
No documents are required
|1 person||650,00 €||per person|
|2 people||350,00 €||per person|
THE PRICE INCLUDES: Support, assistance and teaching of a Mountain Guide U.I.A.G.M. certified, all the technical equipment in common use, logistics, rental of technical equipment if you need (harness, crampons, ice tool, helmet ),
THE PRICE DOESN’ T INCLUDE: Personal expenses,costs of board and lodging, Guide expenses will be shared by participants, injury insurance.