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Rappeling Down the Ice Wall in Pyhä-Luosto

Rappelling down a rope from the top of the Tajukangas Ice Fall at Pyhä, roughly 30 meters ice wall.

3 hours EASY

Bliss’ guide will wait for the clients at the agreed time at the reception of Hotel Pyhätunturi. After meet & greet Bliss’ guide will equip the clients with the relevant gear at the near-by Bliss’ premises (Incl. climbing boots). Then the clients will get guided to the rappelling venue, Tajukangas, a 10 minute walk from Hotel Pyhätunturi.

The instructor takes the clients along a marked route to a safe spot on top of the ice fall. The instructor calls the clients one at a time to the rappel spot, and then shows the correct rappelling technique to the client. The client will get to control the rappelling by him/herself, the Bliss’ guide belaying, securing the activity all the time.

Once down, the client unties from the rope and waits the others safely by the fire, where he/she is protected from possibly falling ice. After everyone is down, it is time to relax together by the warmth of the fire, sipping hot beverages, and listening the guides’ stories about ice or mountain climbing, or discuss together the very meaning of life.

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?

Rappelling instructor services, rappelling gear for the activity: helmet, visor/goggles, harness, crampons, footwear (climbing boots or ski boots). Hot beverages.

What do i need to bring?

Suitable personal clothing for winter weather including hat and gloves or mittens. Complimentary hot berry beverages included.

Please note

No previous experience is needed. A basic level of fitness is needed to enjoy the rappelling.

Minimum age of 14 years old (flexible, depends on child’s development, can be discussed with parents).

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:

3 hours

Booking in advance:

Booking in advance: 24 hours

Physical difficulty level:

EASY

Please note:

Minimum age of passengers is: 14

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