Glacier hike and ice climbing (NORWAY)


Trip Facts

Duration: 3 Days

Grade: Easy

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Country: Norway

Trip Price
From EUR 450 / GBP 390
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Overview

EXCLUSIVE 3-DAY COURSE:
GLACIER HIKE + ICE CLIMBING TRAINING (NORWAY)

 

Objectives:

After completion of this basic glacier training, the participants will be able to do glacier hiking and ice climbing all over the world at a basic mountaineering level.

The participants will learn:

  • how to use the  technical equipment
  • how to make the different knots
  • how to walk  on ice with crampons
  • rope management and top rope ice climbing 
  • about crevasse rescue –  how to provide rescue on crevasses  


Content:

Rope and knots, glacier hike, top rope ice climbing, cramponing technique and crevasse rescue.


Day 1

  • Equipment familiarisation
  • Rope and knots practice
  • Cramponing  and ice axe technique
  • Learn and practise how to hike on ice and use of ice axe
  • Use of ice screw placement and the different techniques on how to make anchor

Day 2

  • Glacier hike with rope
  • Ice climbing practice

Day 3

  • Rescue practice
  • Revision of day 1 and 2


Location:

Nigardsbreen glacier in Jostedalsbreen National Park


Dates:

14-16 July 2017

18-20 August 2017

1-3 September 2017


Investment:

GBP 390 / EUR 450 (for a group of 5 people)
 

This course can also be done in 2 days.
We also offer a 2h glacier hike (without the ice climbing) - Contact us!

Itinerary

Day 1

  • Equipment familiarisation
  • Rope and knots practice
  • Cramponing  and ice axe technique
  • Learn and practise how to hike on ice and use of ice axe
  • Use of ice screw placement and the different techniques on how to make anchor

Day 2

  • Glacier hike with rope
  • Ice climbing practice

Day 3

  • Rescue practice
  • Revision of day 1 and 2

 

This course can also be done in 2 days. Contact us!

Includes

Price:

EUR 450 (per person in a group of 5 people)

The price includes:

  • 1 guide
  • National park entrance fee
  • Glacier entrance fee
  • Technical climbing gear rental
  • Course

Anything additional not included in the list above, you must provide at your own expense.

A travel insurance is compulsory for this course.

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