We are keen to organise private ice climbing trips for climbers of all levels from beginners to experts. Our UIAGM qualified mountain guides are passionate about ice climbing and will be delighted to share their expertise with you.

Flexibility
We can change and adapt the program on the go to maximize your time with your guide
Fast progress
1:1 tuition increases the learning curve
Personalized program
We will create program to reflect your level and goals

CUSTOM MADE ICE CLIMBING TRIPS AND COURSES

Customised ice climbing programs for everyone

From 415.00€

Price per guide and per day. 

   

Beginner tech level

 

Available December - February

We're looking forward to creating a custom-made ice climbing program specially for you. Advantages of private mountain guiding include complete flexibility of the program and the full attention of your climbing guide to ensure that you achieve your goals. Our UIAGM mountain guides are passionate about ice climbing and have excellent knowledge of the climbing areas in Chamonix as well as the nearby mountains in Switzerland and Italy. We also organize ice climbing trips further away in France, Europe and worldwide. Whether you are a beginner or expert in ice climbing, we will find plenty of itineraries where you can enjoy excellent climbing, learn new skills and push your limits.

Included or not

Included

Guide Fee

UIAGM / IFMGA mountain guide - a fully qualified and experienced Chamex guide will accompany you for the duration of your trip.

Local Transport

Any local transport that is required during your course.

Group Equipment

Ropes, safety equipment, etc will be provided when needed by your guide.

Office Support

Our team is based at the foot of the Aiguillle du Midi cable car and will be happy to help you with any questions you may have before, during or after your trip to Chamonix.

Not Included

Accommodation in Chamonix

Accommodation in Chamonix is not included in the price but we would be happy to advise or organise it on request.

Travel to Chamonix

The price does not include flights, airport transfers or any other travel to/from Chamonix. However, we can organise airport transfers for you on request, please contact us for details.

Personal Equipment

Please see the "Equipment" tab to find out what you will need. Anything that you do not already have can be rented here in Chamonix, if there is anything you need then please contact us and we will be happy to organise it for you.

For private customised guiding, please contact us directly to confirm your personalised kit list.

Food & Drink

The price does not include lunch or snacks. You can bring your own food and we can stop for a picnic, or there may be the option to buy lunch at a mountain hut. Please make sure that you are carrying sufficient water and snacks as we will be in the mountains for a number of hours.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you take our Search and Rescue mountain insurance - we can organise this for you on request.

Lift Passes

We will advise you on which lift passes you will need prior to your trip. If lift passes are required we can preorder them for you on request.

Equipment

Clothing

Mountaineering boots

Mountaineering boots

Warm hat

Warm hat

Thermal underwear

Thermal underwear

Fleece or woollen layers

Fleece or woollen layers

Light puffer jacket

Light puffer jacket

Windproof and waterproof jacket

Windproof and waterproof jacket

Windproof and waterproof trousers

Windproof and waterproof trousers

Warm gloves

Warm gloves

Thin gloves

Thin gloves

Gaiters

Gaiters

Belay Jacket - warm puffer jacket that fits over your layers

Belay Jacket - warm puffer jacket that fits over your layers

Technical gear

Harness

Harness

Telescopic poles

Telescopic poles

3 x Screwgate carabiner

3 x Screwgate carabiner

Belay device

Belay device

Climbing helmet

Climbing helmet

Snowshoes

Snowshoes

Pair of technical ice axes

Pair of technical ice axes

Ice climbing crampons

Ice climbing crampons

25-30 litres rucksack

25-30 litres rucksack

Lanyard

Lanyard

60 cm tape sling or cordelette for prusik

60 cm tape sling or cordelette for prusik

Extras

Sunglasses

Sunglasses

Water bottle (1 litre minimum)

Water bottle (1 litre minimum)

Sun cream high protection (for lips and face)

Sun cream high protection (for lips and face)

Headlamp with fresh batteries

Headlamp with fresh batteries

Washbag and toiletries

Washbag and toiletries

Towel

Towel