Ice Climbing
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The goal of this course is to allow participants to become autonomous in the practice ice climbing. Each participant will be taught a set of simple techniques that will guarantee enjoyment in climbing icefalls in a safe way.

Highlights - Discover the world icefalls
- Use ice axes and crampons on completely vertical faces
- Learn the technical procedures to safely ice climb
- Embrace the winter from a different perspective
- Discover unique places in the Sierra de Gredos

Pre-Requirements – To have attended the Introduction to Rock Climbing Course and Introduction to Alpine Mountaineering Course

Duration 40h
- 8h of theory given in two after work classes
- 32h of practice given in one day of a weekend and three days of an extended weekend

Physical Difficulty

Technical Level


- Icefalls and its dangers - Specific safety equipment and its uses - Safety knots and procedures - Use of ice axes and crampons - Use of double ropes - Use of ice screws - Ice anchors - Route topos and grades


– Minimum number of participants: 3 – Maximum number of participants: 6


– Support of 1 OUTSIDE instructor per 3 participants – Safety equipment – Training manual – Activity insurance

Not Included

– Transport to activity starting point – Unspecified meals – Specific footwear and clothing – Accommodation