Ice climbing in Kandersteg (Switzerland)

Kandersteg, a small quiet village in the Swiss Alps, has become in a few years a mecca for European ice climbing. It is one of the most beautiful lines in a magnificent setting, surrounded by high peaks such as Altes, Doldenhorn and Wildstrubel, and overlooked by the great lake of the Oeschinensee. The cold weather meets there every winter, ensuring particularly good ice conditions. Despite a very large number of stunts, the site is rather reserved for good climbers; however, some icefalls very accessible allow you to get back in shape! From the village centre, everything is done by foot: the approaches are made directly from the hotel, from which you can observe a large part of the icefalls!
4 days
Next training : March 20, 2023
Price per participant based on 2 participants4 daysInformation at +33 623 436 355
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Day 1 : Meeting at the hotel  at around 10am. Checking the equipment, and leaving for a first initiation stunt, for a restart, a review of ice climbing techniques and rope handling.

Day 2: Arbonium climbing (4+/5), a superb 200m icefall!

Day 3: Pingu, or Rattenpissoir, two beautiful classics

Day 4Blue Magic, a must of the valley, which will leave you with unforgettable memories!

The program may be modified according to the weather, conditions and physical condition of each participant.

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Ice climbing in Kandersteg (Switzerland)

The price includes
Supervision by a mountain guide
Night and breakfast at hotel
Loan of technical material if needed
The price does not include
Cancellation insurance (recommended)
Emergency and repatriation insurance
Transport to the meeting point
Beverages, lunch, energy bars
The possible rental of equipment
January and February are the best times for ice climbing in the Alps.
Ice conditions are likely to vary considerably from season to season. The programmes will be adapted accordingly.
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