Ice Climbing Course in Pyhä Lapland
Basic course in ice climbing for those who already manage safely basic indoor climbing skills, like belaying.
The participants will learn skills needed in top roping on ice, including:
- How to build a top rope anchor using trees, ice screws, or fixed anchor points (bolts)
- Relevant knots and gear
- How to rappel down a rope
- How to use ice axes and crampons
- Most common risks related to ice climbing and how to prevent them.
Duration 8 hours (with meal break, not included in the price).
Note: Pick up from Luosto starts 30 minutes before departure.
Climbing instructor's services
Guiding to the climbing venue
Rental climbing gear such as helmet with visor/goggles, harness, crampons, ice axes, foot-wear (climbing boots or ski boots)
Kindly note that 10% of the price of your tour is non-refundable. The 10% will be used to cover fees connected to your booking such as credit card transactions and other administrative charges. Refunds will only be issued to the card used to purchase the tour.
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Suitable personal clothing for winter weather including proper (ski) gloves or mittens. Please also bring a balaclava or a simple woolen hat without bobble / pompom that will fit under climbing helmet. Complimentary hot berry beverages included. Please consider bringing some snacks like nuts, energy bars or chocolate (caution: keep chocolate in a pocket inside of your jacket, otherwise it will freeze).