Ice-climbing, an adventurous dance on icy verticals
Ice-climbing in South Tyrol, especially on waterfalls in the Ahrntal valley (Valle Aurina), our top addresses for this thrilling sports activity
Winter's fascination is huge. Ice-climbing surely is the greatest and most exciting adventure winter has to offer. Experience a rush of adrenaline while dancing vertically, enjoying an adventure whose risk is difficult to determine and calculate. There can be no doubt - ice-climbing is special. The sport requires temperatures below 0°C for the waterfalls to freeze. Longer cold periods are necessary for the ice to grow thick and solid enough for climbers. Once the conditions are right, nothing should keep you from trying out this fantastic adventure. We rent all the equipment needed; crampons, ice axes, climbing harnesses and helmets. Following the expert instructions and guidance provided by our experienced and nationally certified mountain guides you will be entering the world of verticals. It is not as difficult as it first looks, and far less dangerous than often assumed. Once you are shown the right techniques and tricks on how to climb effortlessly, you cannot but enjoy yourself. Like anything in life, the first steps require a bit of courage and self-conquest. In that respect, ice-climbing in the Tauferer Ahrntal/Valli di Tures ed Aurina is a lesson for life. The wish to try out new things slumbers in everyone of us. Why not try ice-climbing then? Our taster course is an insider recommendation.