Ice cave challenge: Ice climbing - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

Type:Caving

Vei 608, 9171, Longyearbyen

Tel: +47 79 02 22 22

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Ice cave climbing
  • Ice cave climbing
  • Picture of the glacier
  • Ice cave climbing. Lady attached with safetyropes and carabiner to the frozen cavewall
  • Ice cave formation
  • On hike to the ice cave
  • Person climbing down the icecave

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Season (10 Feb 2022 - 11 May 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Friday09:30 - 15:30
SaturdayClosed
Sunday09:30 - 15:30

About

Explore the ice cave where others turn around! We take you further into the glacier's meltwater channels with ice axes, ropes and crampons.

We drive up the glacier and go into the cave before we saddle up with the climbing equipment and explore the cave system. To get to the ice cave, we use a sleigh that you sit inside, and which is transported by a guide using a snowmobile.

No previous knowledge about ice climbing is required as the guide will teach you safety techniques and how to climb on ice. The guide is a certified climbing instructor and will bring all the safety equipment that's necessary.

This is an exclusive tour with a maximum of 4 guests. All climbing equipment is provided by us.
On this adventure you need good alpine / mountain shoes with stiff soles.

Practical information:
- Age limit 16 years - Families with younger children on request
- As our groups are international, the guiding takes place in English. Get in touch if Norwegian is desired.
- Minimum 2 and max 4 guests

Included: Transport from/to guest's place accommodation, transport in a sleigh, climbing equipment, helmet, headlamp, hot drink, expedition lunch and guide with necessary safety equipment.

Recommended equipment to bring yourself: Camera, something cold to drink as well as good warm gloves, clothes and footwear.

We do not recommend this challenge if you have back problems or claustrophobia.

Facilities

Grading

  • 4 - Demands good physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility. (steep, slippery and uneven terrain)

Facilities

Symbols

  • Environmentally-friendly company
  • Food
  • Hiking
  • Ice cave

Suggested prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults (from 16 years)NOK3,670.00 per person

Prices may be subject to change.

Facilities

Activities

  • ice climbing

Age limit

  • 16 years

Duration

  • 1 day
  • 6 hours

Grading

  • 4 - Demands good physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility. (steep, slippery and uneven terrain)

Season

  • Northern light winter
  • Sunny winter

Symbols

  • Environmentally-friendly company
  • Food
  • Hiking
  • Ice cave

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Awards

  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

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