Climbing activities customised to the level of experience and skill of the client.
This tour is 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 you 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.
Our guide will wait for the clients at the agreed time at the reception of Hotel Pyhätunturi. After meet & greet the guide will equip the clients with the relevant (incl. climbing boots). Then you will be guided to the climbing venue, Tajukangas ice fall, 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 guest 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.
After the climb it is time to relax together by the warmth of the fire, sipping Hot beverages and listening to stories about ice climbing, arctic nature and such. The instructor may share some wild stories from climbing trips around the world.
This tour is also available starting from Luosto. Duration including transfers in approximately 4 hours. The clients will get collected from Luosto at the agreed time. Our guide will drive the clients to Pyhä (25 kilometers, 20 minutes).
Guests under 18 years of age are welcome accompanied by parents, or a guardian, or with a written approval of the parents or a guardian. Minimum age: 12 years.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Daily at 12.00 - 16.00 from 01.12.2016 - 31.03.2017
105 € per person
135 € per person (Starting from Luosto)
Minimum 2 person
- Climbing instructor services
- Climbing gear: helmet, visor/goggles, harness, crampons, ice axes, footwear (climbing boots or ski boots).
- Hot drinks and storytelling.
- Guidance is in English, other languages on request