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Classic Alpine Icefalls 1

Classic Alpine Icefalls

Level 2 : Guided Climbing

5 days, 6 nights
2:1
£1995
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Classic Alpine Icefalls

Level 2 : Guided Climbing

In ice climbing, perhaps more than in any other area of mountaineering, gaining good technique enables you to progress confidently through the grades and ultimately to achieve climbs at your full potential.

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Classic Alpine Icefalls 2

Classic Alpine Icefalls 2

Course Highlights

Climb some of the classic icefalls around the Alps

Develop your skills and experience icefall climbing

Enjoy a progression of both skills and grade of ice climbed

Expert guiding and instruction from experienced ISM Guides

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A Classic Icefalls Week

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Course Dates & Booking

Selected Dates:

Week 2 8 Jan 2023 to 14 Jan 2023 2:1 £1995

Meet the Team

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Terry Ralphs

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Terry learnt to climb on the gritstone edges of the Peak District then after graduating from Leeds University he decided to make his living in the outdoors, moving to North Wales to work at Plas y Brenin…

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Max Cole

Max Cole

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Max has been rock climbing, mountaineering and skiing for over forty years. He has climbed in New Zealand, Yosemite, Morocco, Norway and extensively throughout the European alps and within the U.K.

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Sally Nelhams

ISM Director

​Sally runs our UK office, handling course bookings, administration, marketing and accounts. For most clients Sally is the first point of contact with ISM.

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Tom Bw

Tommaso Dusi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Tommaso is a an experienced Italian mountain guide and regular year-round ISM team member. He loves the mountains and helping people to connect and find happiness in nature.

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Anders Swensson

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

​Anders was the first Swedish Mountain Guide to work in the Alps. Before that he lived up in Northern Scandinavia, 400 km above the Arctic Circle.

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Testimonials For ISM

Perfectly paced and tailored, great variety of skills learned. Guiding and Instruction? Thomas was fab! Everything was pitched at the right level (no pun intended), safety was always paramount and everyone had so much fun learning everything.

Clare
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Thank you very much for an enjoyable and inspiring week in the Alps, and for your patience and good humour throughout. You have a completely satisfied customer and I hope to join another ISM course sometime in the future.

Michael Firth
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

The course content was brilliant. No knocking whatsoever. We had Jacky for the duration, and his experience shines through and his leadership. He taught me a lot of things, not just the black and white of things but actually quick methods to overcome tricky situations!

Andy Challenor
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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