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Cogne Ice Opening: ready for the 2017 edition!


The ice climbing season starts again with a traditional event, from December 14th to 17th, Cogne Ice Opening will come back in the heart of the Alps!


Program:

Thursday, 14.12.2017
5 - 9 pm: Ice Apero at the Bar Licone, Cogne

Friday, 15.12.2017
8am: Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.
7pm: Frozen World book presentation. Stories from the heart of the ice-climbing and alpinism community with international speakers at the Library in Cogne.
9pm: Pizza Dinner at the Bar Licone. Special offers for all participants of the event!

Saturday, 16.12.2017
8am:  Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.
3.30pm: BBQ & Get-Together at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Food, Drinks and Music are provided.
8.30pm: Movie Night: All About the Ice. Stories, Athlete Presentations, Prize Draws, Happy Hour and more!

Sunday, 17.12.2017
8am: Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.

More info: Facebook page">With its 150 icefalls, the Cogne Valley is a place that has always attracted a large number of ice climbing enthusiasts, from the less experienced to the most intrepid climbers.

For years, Cogne Ice Opening has been considered an unmissable event for all fans of ice climbing, and this year will start on Thursday, December 14 in Valle d'Aosta.
During the whole weekend, the best international ice "acrobats" will compete on this fascinating sport, while for beginners and amateurs there will also be workshops to get closer to the sport and improve their techniques.

Program:

Thursday, 14.12.2017
5 - 9 pm: Ice Apero at the Bar Licone, Cogne

Friday, 15.12.2017
8am: Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.
7pm: Frozen World book presentation. Stories from the heart of the ice-climbing and alpinism community with international speakers at the Library in Cogne.
9pm: Pizza Dinner at the Bar Licone. Special offers for all participants of the event!

Saturday, 16.12.2017
8am:  Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.
3.30pm: BBQ & Get-Together at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Food, Drinks and Music are provided.
8.30pm: Movie Night: All About the Ice. Stories, Athlete Presentations, Prize Draws, Happy Hour and more!

Sunday, 17.12.2017
8am: Ice Climbing & Drytooling Clinics with Guides from Beginners to Advanced skill levels. Meet at the Bar Cascate in Lillaz. Test-Gear from La Sportiva, Petzl, Black Diamond and Grivel is available for demo.

More info: Facebook page