When temperatures drop and winter arrives in Courmayeur, there are many way for professional climbers to realize their fantasies of majestic natural ice walls to climb. After a good fill of summertime rock climbing, winter is a good time for ice climbing.
The great mountains have the same value as the men who climb on them, otherwise they’d be nothing more than just a pile of rocks. (Walter Bonatti, mountaineer.)
Go for the thrill of climbing natural ice walls and the highest ice waterfalls of the Mont Blanc
Courmayeur Mont Blanc is the perfect location for winter ice climbing, Try the adrenaline of climbing sky-high vertical ice barriers with the help of Alpine guides. And if it is your first time, take a class with an instructor who will help you become an ice expert: you will learn to use an ice axe and traction cleats to feel at ease climbing on ice, without restrictions.
If ice climbing it is not enough for you, Courmayeur’s Alpine guides will also introduce you to dry-tooling, an extreme and challenging sport that requires a high level of expertise in rock climbing and, moreover, great knowledge of the mountains. With dry-tooling you can climb on ice pillars suspended in the air, for a private encounter between you and the mountain