Ice Climbing Training Mountain Guide Zermatt
Learn Ice Climbing in a proper way with a Mountain Guide Zermatt
The Ice Climbing Training with a Mountain Guide Zermatt is for all who want to do ice climbing safely
You can learn the following skills:
• Rope up on glaciers
• Walking and climbing with crampons
• Ice axe techniques
• Anchors in ice and snow
• Belaing techniques
• Behaviour on glaciers
• Most important knots
• Abseiling with crampons
• Crevasse rescue
Good health and fitness, no vertigo.
Mountain guide, ropes, carabineers, ice screws.
CHF 550.00 for 1 or 2 people, for every additional person a fee of CHF 40.00 per person will be charged.
Prices and programme are subject to change.
You need the following equipment for an Ice Climbing Training:
Rucksack 30 – 35 litre – Mountaineering boots** – Climbing seat harness** – Crampons 12 points steel, not aluminium, adjusted** – Ice axe** – 1 – 2 ice screws* – 4 Locking carabineers* – 2 normal carabineers* – Cord, about 5 meters, 6 mm diameter – Sling 60 cm* – Sling 120 cm* – Mountaineering trousers – Waterproof / breathable jacket – Fleece jacket or jumper- Gloves – Hat for the sun – Warm hat – Shirt – Sun glasses with side protection – Sun screen factor >25 – Lip balm factor >15 – Flask or water bottle, about 1 Litre, no camel bag – Picnic – Personal medication – Telescope pole*.
Nice to have:
Pocket knife – Camera (small and light) – Toilette paper – Insurance card – Swiss rail ticket – Rope man, T bloc, tuber etc. – Notepad and pen – Thermal underwear – Spare gloves – Helmet.
Items with a * are provided free of charge.
Items with a ** can be rented.
Everything you bring with you, you have to curry it by yourself. Try to be as light as possible.