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Cascade de Glace with the compagnie des guides

Ice climbing is a captivating adventure that immerses you in the beauty of winter nature and the freezing cold. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced climber, our guides from the Compagnie des Guides Saint-Gervais/les Contamines will accompany you as you progress, ensuring a safe and rewarding experience.

Discovering ice climbing

Prepare yourself for a unique adventure by discovering ice climbing at Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc, nestled in the splendor of the French Alps, at the foot of Mont-Blanc.

Our introductory program will allow you to plunge into the fascinating world of frozen waterfalls, supervised by certified professional guides with in-depth knowledge of the region.

Whether you’re a beginner or looking to improve your skills, our team of expert guides is here to accompany you every step of the way on this unforgettable experience.

A prestigious guide company

Founded several decades ago, this company is among the oldest and most respected in the Alps. The Compagnie des Guides de Saint-Gervais offers a diverse range of mountain activities to suit all levels. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned mountaineer, you’ll find programs tailored to your needs and aspirations. From initiations for novices to ascents of prestigious peaks, the Guides de Saint-Gervais will accompany you on all your adventures.

Why try it?

Discover the playful use of ice axes and crampons, as well as the different evolution techniques. The Notre-Dame de la Gorge sector in Les Contamines is ideal for a first experience or for perfecting your skills. Ice climbing is also suitable for children wearing at least size 36! Great fun for all the family.

Some advice

  • Take a training course AND/OR go with a guide.
  • Equip yourself properly.
  • Start with accessible waterfalls.
  • Communicate and remain constantly vigilant.
  • Finally, be careful in the mountains.