Mountaineering ABC workshop
Activities

Mountaineering ABC workshop

Language: English , Finnish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn all about the important theoretical topics of mountaineering
  • Practice different ways to use an ice axe and crampons
  • Rehearse the basic mountaineering techniques
What to expect

Learn mountaineering with this workshop. Follow and complete the two modules equipment & rehearsal and the theory module. In the first module you will learn different ice axe and crampons techniques. You will practice jumar ascenders, self-arrest and basic rope management.

The second theory module will cover acute mountains sickness and how you can prevent it. You will learn about the weather in the mountains, nutrition and hydration and the different types of clothing and equipment you need. And one of the most important things you need to know, the dangers in the mountains and how you can avoid the dangers.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • All necessary equipment
    • Two mountaineering workshop modules: equipment & rehearsal module and theory module
    • Different techniques: the use of ice axes, crampons, jumar ascenders, harness, gaiters, how to function as a rope team member
    What's not included
    • A light nutritious meal (also vegetarian option) is available for extra purchase
    • Pick-up from Luosto is available at extra charge
    Where
    • Kultakeronkatu 21, Pyhätunturi 98530, FI
    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide at the reception of the Pyhätunturi hotel.

    What to remember
    • Participants must have a minimum age of 12 years
    • Wear suitable warm winter clothes
    • A light nutritious meal (also vegetarian option) is available for extra purchase
    • Physical difficulty level is moderate, you might need a basic level of fitness for this tour
    • Pick-up from Luosto is available at extra charge, please confirm the nutritious meal and pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event
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    When
    • Daily at 9.00am
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    Provider
    Bliss Adventure
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 14 hours before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 7 hours before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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