For enthusiasts, Bliss Adventure offers a tailored ice climbing experience in the Tajukangas Ice Fall.
Climbing activities customised to the level of experience and skill of the client. Suitable for beginners who are eager to climb a lot, and for those who already have some experience and wish to push their skills and knowledge to the next level. The instructor takes the clients beyond a simple trial into the world of ice climbing, with an introduction to different climbing techniques and a possibility for several ascents per client, depending on each person’s strength and stamina.
The clients will get collected from Luosto at the agreed time. Bliss representative will drive the clients to Pyhä (25 kilometers, 30 minutes). Meet your ice climbing guide at Hotel Pyhätunturi's reception and get equipped with the relevant gear at the near-by Bliss' premises (incl. climbing boots). Then the clients will get guided to the climbing venue, Tajukangas, a 10 minute walk from Hotel Pyhätunturi.
At Tajukangas there will a bonfire, hot berry juice and the necessary set up for climbing, for example ready set climbing ropes. The climbing instructor will tell clearly about the safety factors, and then take one client at a time to climb safely on top rope, belaying the climber and advising her/him on climbing techniques. Possibility to enter into more developed techniques within client's capabilities. While waiting for their respective turn, clients can cheer for and photograph the climber. Between the climbs it is time to relax together by the warmth of the fire, enjoy nutritious yet light meal and listen the stories about ice climbing, arctic nature and such. The instructor may share some wild stories from climbing trips around the world.
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
Note: Pick up starts 30 minute(s) before departure.
We offer pick up to the following places for this activity:
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). Nutritious yet light meal, hot berry beverages and storytelling.
Suitable personal clothing for winter weather including hat and gloves or mittens.
Depending on your fitness and stamina in winter conditions, you can make several ascents on different toprope lines up the fall and become familiar with various climbing techniques.
From Rovaniemi, the closest airport and Santa Claus’ headquarters, you can easily reach the ice climbing venue by car or by Skibus (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.
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.