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Mountaineering ABC

Learning safely the basic techniques required to join a mountain climbing trip.

8 hours MODERATE

The Complete Module:

1. Equipment & rehearsal module: Ice axe and crampons techniques, also jumar ascenders and basic rope management.

2. Theory module: Acute Mountains Sickness and its prevention, mountain weather, nutrition and hydrating, clothing and equipment. Other dangers in the mountains and how to avoid them.

Client will learn the safe techniques for using ice axe, crampons, climbing rope, also self-arrest. Also learning the about the risks and how to minimize it. Get’s to feel some of the aspects of mountaineering in mainly real-like conditions.

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?

Techniques learned: use of ice axes, crampons, jumar ascenders, harness, gaiters. How to function as a rope team member.

What do i need to bring?

Clients are expected to have suitable personal clothing for winter activities.

Please note

Modules can also be done separately. Price of Module 1 or 2: 109 € / person. Please contact Bliss Adventure.

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: 12

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