Ice Climbing

Duration: 5-6 Hours
Number of participants: Minimum 1 person – Maximum 3 people
Physical requirements: 5/5
Season: October – May
Language: English
Price: DKK 1.700,- per person – incl. Soup
Meeting Point: Tupilak Travel office, at Ilivinnguaq 1

If you are looking for an exciting and action-packed day, be wild and try Ice climbing with us to experience Nuuk’s nature as you never had imagined!

No previous experience is required, but only the physically fit should attempt the challenge of the vertical ice.

Be wild and take the challenge of the vertical ice equipped with crampons and swinging the ice tools to climb with our experienced guide.

No technical requirements or experience is needed, we will teach you everything you need to know and we will provide with all the equipment (helmet, harness, crampons, ice tools, rope, etc.)

The activity starts with a small briefing to understand the level and expectations of the group (3 clients maximum) and a snow shoes walk about 20 minutes to the ice zone. After learning the basic techniques (footwork, the swing, etc) you will climb the vertical ice, always attached to the rope and with the anchor over your position, using the Top rope technique.

Depending on the level and physical conditions of the group we are going to be able to climb 2 or 3 routes before the activity ends and we walk back to town.

What to bring: Day backpack, waterproof jacket and pants, extra warm clothes (for breaks and in case weather conditions turn colder), hat or similar (for example a buff to cover the head and specially the ears), warm gloves (mitts are strongly recommended) suncream, ski goggles, sunglasses, water and snacks.


  • Snow shoes, trekking poles, Harness, helmet, crampons, ice tools, rope and technical equipment including winter mountain boots
  • Chicken soup, energy bars and hot chocolate.
  • Transfer from the tourist office and return.

Please inform in advance if have any illness, lesion or problem that can condition the development of the activity.

Terms and General conditions

As typically outdoor activity, the schedule, its duration and the itinerary (including breaks) can be shortened or changed on the way because of the weather, terrain conditions or group skills, etc. It relies solely on the guide, who decides how the excursion gets through in terms of safety and comfort.

Nuuk Adventure reserves the right to cancel the activity before the departure in case of bad weather and in any situation beyond the control of Nuuk Adventure that will prohibit the execution of the excursion in a safe manner. It is respectively the captain of the boat and the certified hiking guide who decides if the weather permits the execution of the excursion or not.

All adventure trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Nuuk Adventure does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants must sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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