Arctic Guides, foto: Johan Nilsson

Arctic Ice Climbing Weekend

01 March - 04 March

AICF presents:
ARCTIC ICE CLIMBING WEEKEND- "SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS”

Arctic Ice Climbing weekend is a fun weekend for everyone looking to sharpen their climbing skills. With individual coaching and advices from our professional instructors you will be able to move to the next level in your development as an ice climber. 

Program:
Thursday 
14:00-17:00 Meet up, warm up, climb up
19:00-20:30 Theory lesson: ”Rescue rope techniques”

Friday 
8:00-16:00 Climbing and individual coaching on ice falls around Björkliden, Abisko and Riksgränsen
19:00-20:30 Theory lesson: ”Ice climber’s first aid”

Saturday 
A whole day climbing trip to Spansdalen in Norway.
Spansdalen is an ice climbing paradise, located only 1,5 hours drive from Björkliden. The valley offers numerous frozen waterfalls varying from one to seven pitches and with short approach from the road.

Sunday
9:00-14:00 
Climbing and individual coaching on ice falls around Björkliden, Abisko and Riksgränsen
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Spots: 12 spots available

Prerequisite: Earlier lead climbing experience (rock, wall or ice), regardless of the level

Instructors/ guides:
Anders Bergwall, IFMGA mountain guide
Tovo Spiral, IFMGA mountain guide

Price: 3 400,- SEK/ person
The price includes guiding/ coaching, theory lessons, local transfers and possibility to borrow gear if you are missing some

Accommodation:
Björkliden offers a special price for the participants. Contact us for more information.