Ice Climbing Course II – Advanced

Acquire the ability to climb as an independent roped party in steep ice.


Region: Achensee-Zillertal / Pitztal
Fitness Kondition
Technic Technik
maximum participants: 4
Prices: 2 persons Euro 690.-, 3 persons Euro 490.-, 4 persons Euro 380.-
Included: Crampons, Ice Axes

Tour Character

Quite intensive training during two and a half days.

Required Skill and Fitness Level

Skill: Rock climbing experience (especially rope handling and belaying) as soon as basic knowledge concerning steep ice technics required.

Fitness: up to 1 hour climbs on foot to the waterfalls. We will be exposed to the cold for up to 6 hours. You will have to rely on your arm’s muscles quite a bit.


Meeting point: 6200 Jenbach, Österreich

Tour Description

A course for those, who have already visited the Ice Climbing Course I and/or want to climb multi-pitch iceroutes within an independent roped party.

Details

  • Number of participants: max. 4 per guide
  • Services included: 2.5 days of training and guiding by a state approved mountain guide, guide’s expenses.
  • Services excluded: accommodations in the training area (2 nights, can be booked for you), food and transfers.
  • Accommodation: in general in the Achensee-Zillertal Region; depending on the ice-conditions, the course can also take place in another Region of Tirol (e. g. Pitztal).
  • Misc: Insurances (accident, travel cancellation) at customer’s responsibility. Please refer to general terms and conditions.
  • Meeting Point: at 9 am in the training area, the exact meeting point will be announced at short notice (condition dependend)

Day 1
Arrival in our destination area, which is chosen depending on the ice conditions. We move into our quarters and use the rest of the day: refreshing what we have learned so far and the basics, a lot of climbing in toprope and also leading easy terrain, which is suitable for that.

Day 2
We form two roped parties and try for the first time to climb several consecutive pitches (at least 2) including a belay construction.

Day 3
The final day of the course is the passage of several pitches of a simple to moderate icefall under the supervision of the mountain guide.


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