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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 7 12 Feb 2023 to 18 Feb 2023 2:1 £1995

Meet the Team

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Paolo Intropido

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Born in NW Italy in a region surrounded by mountains, Paolo started to ski and trek as a kid, always wanting to explore 'beyond the next hill'.

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Carlo Cosi

Carlo Cosi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Carlo Cosi was born in Padua, northern Italy, and has been a Guide since he was 23. He is a National Climbing Instructor and has a degree in Physical Education.

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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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Christian Face

Christian Türk

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

Christian was born in Sweden and had his first skiing experience in Austria as a youngster.

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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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Testimonials For ISM

“What an incredible week learning the basics of Mountaineering. The course is perfectly balanced between summiting high alpine peaks and learning rope, climbing and glacier skills.

William 2021

​Good mixture of progressive instruction and learning, climbing and guiding. We climbed some very good mountains from good huts and made the best of the mixed weather conditions. The course also used a range of situations and locations to cover a wide range of skills and techniques.

Donald Connolly
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

Thanks for a fantastic week. It was really one of the best things I have ever done. I learned a lot during the week, not only about climbing technique, but also about attitude.

Lachlan MacGregor
Bernese Oberland 4000ers

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