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Ice Climbing Course in Pyhä-Luosto

Basic course in ice climbing for those who already manage safely basic indoor climbing skills, like belaying.

8 hours MODERATE

The participants will learn skills needed in top roping on ice, including:

  • How to build a top rope anchor using trees, ice screws, or fixed anchor points (bolts)
  • Relevant knots and gear
  • How to rappel down a rope
  • How to use ice axes and crampons
  • Most common risks related to ice climbing and how to prevent them.

Meeting points

Kindly note that the activity starts at Hotel Pyhätunturi - approximately 30 minute car ride from Luosto. Address: Kultakeronkatu 21, Pyhätunturi. If you are not traveling by your own car, we would advice to choose our convenient Pick up and Drop off transportation services from/to Luosto.

Hotel Pyhätunturi reception, Kultakeronkatu 21
Pyhätunturi, 98530, FI

Pickup options

Note: Pick up starts 30 minute(s) before departure.

We offer pick up to the following places for this activity:

  • Luosto

What's included?

Climbing instructor's services, guiding to the climbing venue, rental climbing gear such as; helmet with visor/goggles, harness, crampons, ice axes, foot-wear (climbing boots or ski boots). Hot beverages and storytelling.

What do i need to bring?

Suitable personal clothing for winter weather including hat and gloves or mittens. Please consider bringing some snacks like nuts or chocolate (caution: keep chocolate in a pocket inside of your jacket, otherwise it will freeze). Complimentary hot berry beverages included.

Please note

From Rovaniemi, the closest airport and Santa Claus’ headquarters, it takes two hours by car or by Skibus to reach us in Pyhä (Hotel Pyhätunturi).  

Kindly note that 10% of the price of your tour is non-refundable. The 10% will be used to cover fees connected to your booking such as credit card transactions and other administrative charges. Refunds will only be issued to the card used to purchase the tour.

Cancellation Policy

We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before event.
We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before event.

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Activity type:

Day tour / activity

Duration:

8 hours

Booking in advance:

Booking in advance: 24 hours

Physical difficulty level:

MODERATE

Please note:

Minimum age of passengers is: 16

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