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Fox It Up Heli Ice Climbing Adventure

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1

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$599

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Overview

The Fox Glacier Ice Climbing Adventure is a full day experience that introduces the adventurous to the amazing ice walls in the lower portion of the Fox Glacier , and the thrilling activity of ice climbing. The day will be modified by your guide to present diversity and challenge to both beginners and experts alike. Prior to travelling to the ice you will be outfitted with specialised mountaineering boots, ice axes, crampons and technical equipment.

During your thrilling helicopter transfers to the ice you will enjoy breathtaking views of the magestic Fox Glacier and surrounds.

You will be amazed by the swift improvement that you make. Guides who instruct on these days are given special training to make sure they teach skills in the proper order so you improve rapidly. The maximum guide to customer ratio is 1:4 guaranteeing that you are given close individual attention.

There are numerous steep ice walls to challenge you and you will rapidly master basic crampon and ice axe techniques. The adrenalin will start to flow as you test yourself with longer and steeper pitches. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you ascend vertical and at times, overhanging ice walls and pinnacles, secured at all times by a top rope attached to your harness. This adventure will be an experience you never forget and may just inspire you to spend time in the mountains.

Fitness Level Required:

Good

Fox It Up Ice Climbing Adventure Fox Glacier New Zealand

Fox It Up Ice Climbing Adventure Fox Glacier New Zealand

Fox It Up Ice Climbing Adventure Fox Glacier New Zealand

Cost per person

October 2019 - September 2020

  • Price: NZ$599

Minimum age 13 years
Children 13-16 years must be accommpanied by an adult
We only have limited spaces available so please book in advance to avoid any disappointment.

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