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In the valley of Champagny le Haut (1500m), the natural waterfall freezes due to the very cold conditions; It's the favorite "playground" of climbers from December to March. In this favourable context was born the ICE TOWER, artificial structure for ice climbing, unique in Europe.

Closed, reopening in December.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Height: 24m
  • Metallic vertical structure.
  • Several routes with various angles offer multiple reliefs and difficulties, for beginners as well as experienced climbers or for competition.
  • The ice is created by water spraying : shaping and maintenance are easy due to the ideal site conditions, low sunlight and very low temperatures.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • HOW IS IT POSSIBLE TO CLIMB ON THE ICE TOWER ? Different possibilities to climb: initiation, self-sufficient climbers session, etc.

Your level

  • WHEN CAN YOU CLIMB ON THE ICE TOWER ? Different sessions (initiation, French Alpine Club, etc.) , The weather and ice conditions., events,... To be sure that the tower is open, contact the tourist Office or consult the schedule
  • PRICES TO CLIMB ON THE ICE TOWER Beginners for initiation, self-sufficient climbers, members of the French Alpine Club,... there´s a price for each climber !

Rates

  • REGULATION OF THE ICE TOWER For the safety of everybody (climbers, spectators, etc.), specific regulations has to be respected. Think about consulting it before your session.

Regulation

MORE INFORMATION: TOURIST OFFICE - Tel. 00 33 (4) 79 55 06 55

MORE INFORMATION

  • EQUIPMENT to test at the tower with our partners: PETZL: hemlets, harness, crampons and ice axes... THE NORTH FACE: shoesYou can test this equipment during the initiation sessions with the guide and during "CAF" (French Alpine Club) sessions.
  • ICE CLIMBING,TO GO FURTHER... Natural ice waterfalls can form in the valley of Champagny le Haut : some climbing routes accessible depending on climatic conditions.
  • INITIATION, advanced training, training courses and seminaries, management

 

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Champagny en Vanoise
Ice climbing initiation
Ice climbing initiation

You are a biginner and you want to be trained : High mountain guides propose you initiation or improving session. Equipment included during those sessions: Shoes, Crampons, Harness, Ice Axes and Helmet.

Champagny en Vanoise

From 20/12 to 23/03, every Tuesday...

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