Ice climbing

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Fairytale scenery and superb frozen waterfalls await beginners and experts alike in the Giffre Valley and surrounding areas. An entirely different winter sport ideal for anyone who enjoys rock climbing or wants to experience a whole new kind of winter sports adventure!

The frozen waterfalls in and around Sixt are amongst the most reputed sites for ice climbing in France.

Perfect for adventure-seekers and rock climbers who've tried it all, an introduction to ice climbing will help you get to grips with the specialised climbing techniques used on icy surfaces.

Accessible to all ages and levels of ability. Instruction and equipment provided by a ZigZag high mountain guide.

Age minimum : 12 ans

Beginners to experts weclome. This activity is weather dependant. Equipment is provided with the exception of footwear (cramponnable high mountain boots can be hired in Samoens village).


  • Sporting activities


  • Maximum group size:4


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Services provided


  • Ice sports
  • Ice climbing
  • Durée : 1 jour


  • Documentation languages: English, French


Adult : de 360€ to 460 €
Price Min. Max.
Adult (from 17/12/2020 to 17/04/2021) 360€ 460€
  • Prices valid for 1 to 2 pers under the guidance of a UIAGM qualified high mountain guide

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer


From 17/12 to 17/04, daily between 8.30 am and 7 pm.

Subject to favorable weather.

Opening from 17 December 2020 to 17 April 2021
DaysOpening hours
Lundi 08h30 at 19h00
Mardi 08h30 at 19h00
Mercredi 08h30 at 19h00
Jeudi 08h30 at 19h00
Vendredi 08h30 at 19h00
Samedi 08h30 at 19h00
Dimanche 08h30 at 19h00


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