Fri, 22 Jul|
3-day mountaineering initiation course
A mix of initiation to rock, ice, to embark on a first ascent of an easy summit in the high mountains. 3 days is a good start for an introduction to mountaineering!
Date et lieu de départ
22 Jul 2022, 09:00 – 24 Jul 2022, 17:00
Pralognan-la-Vanoise, 73710 Pralognan-la-Vanoise, France
D1 - Climbing schoolThe climbing school will allow us to take control of the basic mountaineering equipment: harness, belayer, helmet. We can also train ourselves, in big shoes, to climb on easy climbing routes, and also understand height and emptiness! A necessary passage to calmly consider our next ascent.D2 - Ice schoolThe next day, it is the use of crampons and ice ax that we get down to. We learn to walk with crampons in "ten points", to go up and down ice slopes, to cross them. When the wall becomes too steep, we go forward, and it's time to use the "traction ice axe" technique! In the evening, climb to a refuge for our summit the next day.D3 - Ascent of a summitDeparture at night, in the characteristic atmosphere of early mornings in refuges and high mountains. Mixture of silence and agitation before the ascent which is announced. We go up the slopes of snow and ice, before reaching the summit by a few steps of climbing. Arrived at the top, we are at the peak of our 3 days, and take the time to enjoy these unique moments before reaching the valley.
3d mountaineering initiation course