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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

Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

Meet the Team

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Neil Hitchings

IFMGA Mountain Guide

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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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Rachael Crew-Smith

Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor

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Steve Jones

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​Perhaps the most experienced British guide working in the Alps, Steve has lived in Switzerland for more than 30yrs. He is a member of the Swiss Guides association as well as the British Mountain Guides.

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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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Testimonials For ISM

Neil, our guide for the week, was exceptional; a true professional, a huge inspiration and just great company. He shared so many useful tips with us and had great stories to share too. Looking forward to booking another course with ISM in 2022!”

William Summits and Skills 4000m 2021

"I loved the course and Terry was great. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun and feel confident and secure in my technique".

BT
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

The course was excellent, lots of variety and provided me with a good range of skills. Loved reaching the summit of the Weissmeis, for such a nervous and unconfident novice like me, I gained a real sense of achievement from the ascent and the whole week. Huge thanks to Pat.

Jo Clark
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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