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Cogne Ice Climbing


With more than 150 ice falls the Cogne Valley is perhaps the most sought-after Italian destination for ice climbing… There are countless choices between waterfalls of any difficulty and length. Fun guaranteed even for beginners to this discipline with ice-axes and crampons.
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PROGRAM

A weekend in Val di Cogne, a classic destination for winter climbers, among the most beautiful and famous icefalls in Italy. From simple and easily accessible falls (Amphitheatre Lillaz) that do not require special skills or training, to complex ones (Patry, Lillaz Gully, Stella Artice, Pattinaggio artistico, Flash estivo, Hard ice on the rock, Cold couloir), for which you need strong climbing skills and a good knowledge of security equipment, in addition to an excellent fitness level. And then, the most experience climbers, able to tackle the most complex pitches and superior technical difficulties, some now entered the myth ice Falls between the ice fans: Super Repentance, Di fronte al tradimento and Lau Bij, just to name three.
A comfortable accommodation in B&B in the Aosta area will allow us to wander the most beautiful and fun frozen waterfalls in Val di Cogne (Valeille or Valnontey), adapting our destinations with the technical skills of the participants and best environmental conditions.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and briefing.
Depending on the technical preparation of participants and ice conditions, we will choose the most suitable ice falls to ensure the best conditions for access and climbing. The destination will be chosen day by day, according to the wishes and abilities of participants, and above all depending on weather conditions, accessibility and approach.
The morning of the first day will be dedicated to provide some hints on safety and to refresh the theory behind ice climbing techniques.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and briefing.
Depending on the technical preparation of participants and ice conditions, we will choose the most suitable ice falls to ensure the best conditions for access and climbing. The destination will be chosen day by day, according to the wishes and abilities of participants, and above all depending on weather conditions, accessibility and approach.
The morning of the first day will be dedicated to provide some hints on safety and to refresh the theory behind ice climbing techniques.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and short briefing. The day will be spent on ice falls in the valley of Cogne (Valeille or Valnontey).
At the end of the day, snack / aperitif with typical products of the valley.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and short briefing. The day will be spent on ice falls in the valley of Cogne (Valeille or Valnontey).
At the end of the day, snack / aperitif with typical products of the valley.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and short briefing. The day will be spent on ice falls in the valley of Cogne (Valeille or Valnontey).
At the end of the day, snack / aperitif with typical products of the valley.

DAY

Approach time: from 30 minutes to 2.30 hours
Meeting point: Meeting in Cogne (AO) at 8:30, for equipment check and short briefing. The day will be spent on ice falls in the valley of Cogne (Valeille or Valnontey).
At the end of the day, snack / aperitif with typical products of the valley.

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
3 Days
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
intermediate
cuori
PERSONS
utente
max 2 per ogni Guida Alpina
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 01/12 to 31/03
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
3 Days
low
intermediate
max 2 per ogni Guida Alpina
from 01/12 to 31/03
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

1080 € fee per person with 1 participant
600 € fee per person with 2 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet): €20/day per person while supplies last
  • tickets for lift facilities
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) to be covered by participants
  • transfers, meals and accommodation
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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