Try Ice Climbing in Pyhä Lapland
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a safe and true ice climbing experience in Pyhä. Just two hours away from Rovaniemi. Suitable also for the beginners, exciting and rewarding for everyone!
2 tuntia ja 30 minuuttia
Grab your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a safe and true ice climbing experience, conveniently.
Meet your ice climbing guide at the meeting point in Pyhä, get equipped, hike only 10 minutes and get the ice climbing going at the Tajukangas Ice Fall. The Bliss Adventure guide will instruct you the proper ice climbing technique. Then it's your turn to show some adventurous spirit and determination. Whack your axes in the ice and climb up!
By the Tajukangas ice climbing shrine you will enjoy not only climbing in beautiful environment but also a bonfire and some hot berry beverages keeping you warm during the little breaks. All the climbers will get two proper climbs up the ice wall reaching above 20 meters. The higher you climb the better the views get!
Suitable for anyone somewhat moderately fit. If you can enjoy a brisk walk you can enjoy ice climbing, too.
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)
The Try Ice Climbing lasts 2,5 hours. No previous experience is needed. A basic level of fitness is needed to enjoy the ice climbing. You will have a chance of trying 2 lines depending on your stamina.
Minimum age of 12 years old (flexible, depends on child’s development, can be discussed with parents). Smaller children can do the Kid's Ice Climbing Adventure simultaneously.
Pyhä is located a 1,5 hour car drive from Rovaniemi, the closest international airport (RVN) and and Santa Claus’ headquarters. The comfortable bus ride to Hotel Pyhätunturi takes 2 hours. You may find the winter bus timetable here.
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).