Posts Tagged: Ice Climbing

Ice climbing in Maurienne. 1-6 January 2017

Nameless 1. L2

Maurienne is a provinces of Savoy. The Maurienne valley is one of the great transverse valleys of the Alps also known as an interesting ice climbing region. We stayed in the residence at Orelle because we did not find any other options with reasonable prices. It is better to stay close to Bessans – you… Read more »

Ice climbing in Tarentaise. 25-30 December 2016

Cascade du Mône. L2

The Tarentaise Valley (Vallée de la Tarentaise) is a valley of the Isère River in the heart of the French Alps, located in the Savoy region of France. It is a beautiful region for different alpine activities (ski, climbing, ice climbing, trekking, etc). We came here for ice climbing. Actually, Tarentaise Valley – is a… Read more »

Ice climbing in Cogne. 18-23 December 2016

Cascade de Lillaz. L1

Our climbing season this time started in Cogne. This year is by far not the best one for ice, many cascades were not formed. However, in Cogne, Italy we were lucky to find some nice cascades in good conditions.

Alpine Ice in New England — Black Dike


So, is New England flat? No! And in winter you can get pretty decent ice climbing in real alpine style. To make the analogy full we had 30mph wind and freezing cold!