Search for 'Zermatt' or 'Paragliding'

Ice climbing icefall for experienced private tour or in group from Grindelwald

Provided by: Grindelwaldsports AG

Ice climbing icefall for experienced private tour or in group from Grindelwald

Provided by: Grindelwaldsports AG

About this This offer

Experience an icefall while ice climbing in Grindelwald. Discover the beauty of the icy nature and enjoy the adventure. Alone or in pairs you climb an entire icefall under the guidance of your mountain guide.

Usefuel information

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
FromN/A Per Person
This tour was booked from more than 253 people.

About this This offer

Experience an icefall while ice climbing in Grindelwald. Discover the beauty of the icy nature and enjoy the adventure. Alone or in pairs you climb an entire icefall under the guidance of your mountain guide.

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

Take advantage of the intensive personal attention from the mountain guide

Climb up the ice of an icefall and overcome gravity with the ice axe

Rappel down from the icefall if necessary

Improve your skills in ice climbing

Enjoy the icy nature and clear air while ice climbing

Includes

Day trip ice climbing

Guided tour by mountain guide/mountain guide aspirant

Snack

Travel expenses of the mountain guide

Your travel expenses

Costs for rail travel

Rental equipment

Any cab costs (you pay the costs of the mountain guide)

Description

You go with your companion and the mountain guide to a frozen waterfall. Here you decide whether to climb up the icefall or abseil down. Under expert guidance, you will master an entire icefall. You enjoy ice climbing in the quiet nature and clear mountain air.

You can expect a full day of ice climbing on a frozen waterfall in Grindelwald!

Meeting point: Grindelwald

You meet with the mountain guide at a pre-arranged time and place in Grindelwald. Together you will drive to the selected icefall.

Preparation: Equipment and clothing.

It is very important that you bring functional clothing and technical equipment. In addition, a comprehensive sun protection and photo equipment are important.

Activity: Ice climbing

Depending on the selected icefall, the mountain guide will decide how the ice climbing will take place. You either abseil down or climb up. The mountain guide will use the multi-pitch technique with you. He will adjust the length and difficulty of the climb to your ability.

Return journey: Grindelwald

Together you drive back to Grindelwald after the ice climbing.

Practical information:

  • Suitable for experienced ice climbers
  • Required: sound ice climbing and belaying skills
  • Desired: already completed ice climbing course

Swiss Activities Tip

Enjoy a warm SPA after the exertion of ice climbing. In Boutique Hotel Glacier you can relax in the large wellness area with sauna and steam bath. In a heated outdoor whirlpool you have the unadulterated mountain view to it. The hotel is only a twelve-minute walk from both Grindelwald train station and the Parkhotel Eiger

Equipment

For ice climbing you need:

  • 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
  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
  • Sun cream and lip protection (at least SPF 30, better 50)
  • Thermos bottle, water bottle
  • GA / Half-Fare Card (if available)
  • Photo equipment and binoculars (optional)
  • Climbing harness
  • Crampons with anti-skid plate
  • helmet
  • abseiling device with screw carabiner
  • tape sling 120cm
  • ice screw
  • steep ice tools (2 pieces)

Important Information

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Fitness level: Athletic
  • Bring: Functional clothing, equipment and technical material

Meeting Points

Dorfstrasse 165, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

Similar activities

Ski course advanced Grindelwald

Ski course children Grindelwald advanced during the week

  • Duration: 3h - 120h

Price from

CHF 69

More details
Cross country course Grindelwald

Private cross country course for beginners and advanced skiers in Grindelwald

  • Duration: 2h - 3h

Price from

CHF 140

More details
Ski course children Grindelwald

Ski course children Grindelwald for beginners during the week

  • Duration: 3h

Price from

CHF 69

More details
Freeride Engelberg

Freeride Engelberg skiing

  • Duration:
More details

Join our newsletter!

Sign up now for travel tips, ideas for inspiration and latest travel guides straight to your inbox.

By signing up, you agree to receive promotional emails. You can unsubscribe at any time.