MORAN MOUNTAIN

NORWAY ICE CLIMBING

 

Our Norway Ice Climbing courses coach all abilities from complete beginner to expert! Based in beautiful Aurland, we offer you the chance to climb ice falls and mixed climbs with expert coaching from our Guides. You will climb in a different valley each day and enjoy a wilderness experience with no queues and pristine ice. After a hard day on the ice you will return to warm and luxurious cabins with a great social atmosphere!

INTRODUCTORY ICE

Training and instruction in pure ice climbing with multi-pitch routes of Scottish III standard (WI3) and single pitch to Scottish IV/V (WI 4) for ice beginners, plus snow and ice gully climbing. There may be opportunity to lead on pitches of grade II/III standard under the expert supervision of your guide. The perfect setting to develop your skills on ice!

2020 Dates 

9-16 February - SOLD OUT

16-23 February - SOLD OUT

23 Feb-1 March - SOLD OUT

Course ratio: 3:1 max

£1,450

Pre-requirements: We recommend that you have some previous rock climbing experience (indoors or outdoors) and general Scottish winter or Summer Alpine mountaineering experience using ice axe and crampons.

Price includes 5 days' guiding and instruction, 7 nights' cabin accommodation, local car transport

ICE IMPROVER

Aimed at regular climbers with previous experience of winter climbing who want to climb steeper ice and longer routes.

Each course will offer a mixture of tuition and training on shorter accessible icefalls up to Scottish grade V (WI 5) and adventurous climbs with real mountain challenge at WI4 to 5 standard.

You will get the chance to lead under your guide's supervision.

2020 Dates 

9-16 February - 1 PLACE LEFT

16-23 February - SOLD OUT

23 Feb-1 March - SOLD OUT

Course ratio: 2:1 max

£1,475

Pre-requirements: Ice Improver clients should have previous winter and ice climbing to grade IV (WI 3+) standard plus regular rock climbing practice  and good mountaineering fitness.

Price includes 5 days' guiding and instruction, 7 nights' cabin accommodation, local car transport

TECHNICAL ICE

For those of you who have already developed the skills of waterfall ice climbing to WI4 standard and want to expand your skills on to long, difficult and more serious routes of WI5 or 5+ standard with opportunity to pioneer some new routes. The course gives the chance to lead on WI3+/4 routes and to try mixed climbs. A great opportunity to push your boundaries on some of the most impressive ice in Europe!

2020 Dates 

9-16 February - 1 PLACE LEFT

16-23 February - SOLD OUT

23 Feb-1 March -  SOLD OUT

Course ratio: 2:1 max

£1,500

Pre-requirements: We recommend that you have recent ice climbing experience to WI 4 and/or Scottish grade IV/V, including multi-pitch routes plus rock climbing at VS level or above.

Price includes 5 days' guiding and instruction, 7 nights' cabin accommodation, local car transport