Feel like trying something new this winter ? Ice climbing can be a super fun activity to do in large group. Get your friends together and experience winter like never before. We can accomodate group of up to 26 participants.

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Contact us to book or for any questions

438-871-7133 or operations@lalibertenordsud.com

Price (before taxes):

  • $485 per instructor
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Between CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR’S DAY
  • $385 per instructor
    • Weekdays

Each monitor can supervise 3 ropes. We recommend a maximum of 9 participants per instructor. Depending on your number of participants, we can offer you the services of several monitors.

COURSE CONTENT 

  • Discover ice climbing and ice-climbing equipment
  • Basic techniques for belaying and lowering
  • Learn basic movements for ice climbing
  • Climbing communication and safety instructions
  • Supervised climb
  • A little bit of effort and a lot of fun

The Introduction to Ice climbing includes :

  • AGMA-certified and/or FQME-certified instructor
  • Ice-climbing equipment (including boots)
  • Free for accompanying teacher(s)/person(s) in charge

Not included :

  • Tip for your instructor
  • Entrance fee per person to the Montagne d’Argent ($14 per person per day)

Minimum age

  • 12 years old

Prerequisites: None

Schedule for the day (typical day, can be changed based on your needs):

  • 9:45: Welcome reception at the LA LIBERTÉ NORD-SUD mountain hut and hand out equipment
  • 10:30: Technical training and demonstration
  • 11:00–15:30: Supervised climbs and instructor feedback
  • 15:30: End of climbing and return to the mountain hut
  • 16:00: Departure

Course cancellation due to weather conditions

The outing could be cancelled if the forecast calls for more than a 60% chance of rain and an accumulation of 10 mm or more or if the thermometer displays below -25C (actual temperature , not “feels like”) for the majority of the duration of the activity. The decision can be made the day prior to the activity at the latest. Please note that we rarely cancel this course completely due to weather conditions.

If you cancel for any other reason with less than 7 days notice, a $150 fee will be charged.

 

Contact us to book or for any questions

438-871-7133 or operations@lalibertenordsud.com

Personal gear to bring12027669_1032021093526192_6206141397002429818_n1

  • Lunch and snacks
  • 1 litre of water or hot beverage
  • Synthetic clothing (that dries quickly) for your base layer
  • Polar-fleece jacket
  • Windproof, soft-shell or waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket (with or without sleeves – recommended) – to keep you warm when we’re not moving
  • Day backpack (30–40 litres)
  • Tuque, scarf, mittens and gloves (2 pairs)
  • Old ski pants or outdoor pants (high probability of tearing your pants with crampons)
  • Gaiters (recommended to protect pants)
  • One pair of warm socks
  • Change of clothes for the trip home
  • Lip balm and sunscreen
  • Sunglasses or ski goggles
  • Camera

OPTIONAL personal gear to bring (for your safety, we believe you should always have these items when venturing outdoors):

  • Basic first aid kit
  • Flashlight (headlamp, if possible)

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