Ice climbing festival

The annual Ice Climbing Festival in Kandersteg takes place from January 2014. For nearly three days, Ice Climbing will be the main focus in the climbing areas around Kandersteg. Not only can you meet with ice climbers from all over the world but you will have the chance to test the latest ice climbing gear.

Competition 4th January 2014

9.30 am - 5 pm: Qualifications and competition
9.30 pm: Spectacular floodlight finale!

A total of 1,800 Euro worth of prize money is up for grabs. Followed by a big ice climbing party with lots of surprises!

Film and slide show

Kandersteg Gemeindesaal:
3rd January, 8 pm: Ines Papert "Neuland" (German)
4th January, 7.30 pm: Ines Papert "Neuland" (English & German) & Albert Leichtfried (German)

(Unfortunately Ueli Steck and Conrad Anker can't come to Kandersteg to present their slideshow. Ines Papert and Albert Leichtfried are coming instead to give a presentation.)

Accomodation: Special prices for ice climbers

Kandersteg Tourism offers special accomodation prices for climbers and visitors of the ice climbing festival.

Zoom map

Kandersteg Tourismus
äussere Dorfstrasse 26
3718 Kandersteg
Tel. +41 (0)33 675 80 80
Fax +41 (0)33 675 80 81

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