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Ice climbing for advanced and beginners in Grindelwald

Provided by: Grindelwaldsports AG

Ice climbing for advanced and beginners in Grindelwald

Provided by: Grindelwaldsports AG

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The climbing adventure in Schwendi near Grindelwald is ideal for beginners and advanced ice climbers. An experienced instructor will show you many tips and you can develop your skills on different routes.

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About this This offer

The climbing adventure in Schwendi near Grindelwald is ideal for beginners and advanced ice climbers. An experienced instructor will show you many tips and you can develop your skills on different routes.

Usefuel information

N/A
clockBook forInvalid Date
Immediate booking confirmation and no additional fees
smartphoneMobile ticket accepted
No queues and show your ticket on your mobile phone
protectionFree cancellation
Full refund in case of cancellation up to 24h before start

Highlights

This climbing experience is perfect for both beginners and advanced climbers

Start the day with toprope climbing and dare later to climb in the lead

Look forward to a fantastic winter scenery in Schwendi near Grindelwald

Let a mountain guide show you valuable tips and tricks to increase your skills as quickly as possible

Includes

Guided tour by mountain guide

Travel expenses of the mountain guide

Travel expenses

Snack

Rental equipment

Description

The icefall in Schwendi near Grindelwald offers many possibilities for beginners and advanced climbers. An experienced mountain guide will accompany you on this day and help you to improve your skills. Look forward to a great winter wonderland and an exciting challenge.

An adventurous ice climbing day awaits you in Schwendi near Grindelwald!

Meeting point: Outdoor Shop and Café Grindelwald.

You will meet your mountain guide and other participants at 08:30 at the outdoor Shop and Café in Grindelwald.

Preparation: clothing and equipment.

It is very important that you dress warmly for this adventure. You will also need the appropriate technical equipment. If you don't have it yourself, you can rent it on the spot

Activity: Ice climbing

Your climbing experience will take place in Schwendi near Grindelwald. The manageable but varied icefall offers the ideal routes for everyone. You start with toprope climbing and when you have improved your skills and feel like another challenge, you continue later in lead climbing. You can be prepared for an exciting and adventurous event.

Practical Information:

  • Experience level: little experienced
  • Fitness level: moderate

Swiss Activities Tip

When ice climbing, it is very important that you listen very carefully to the ice. This is how you find out whether it is brittle, hollow or really solid and therefore safe. So listen very carefully at every step

Equipment

Bring the following for the tour:

clothing

  • Backpack 20-25l
  • Warm, breathable clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Winter mountain pants/ski touring pants
  • Gloves (1 pair thin, 1 pair warm)
  • Hat or headband
  • Thermal underwear
  • Conditionally crampon resistant mountain boots

Miscellaneous

  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
  • Sun cream and lip protection (at least SPF 30, better 50)
  • thermos flask, water bottle
  • GA / Half-Fare Card (if available)
  • Photo equipment and binoculars (optional)

Technical material

  • climbing harness
  • Crampons with anti-skid plate
  • helmet
  • descender
  • 3-4 screw carabiners
  • tape sling 120cm
  • ice screw
  • steep ice tools (2 pieces)

Important Information

  • Experience level: little experienced
  • Take along: Warm functional clothing, crampon proof mountain boots, technical material

Meeting Points

Dorfstrasse 103, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

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