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Franz Josef Heli Ice Climb [FRNZ20]
Day Tour, Franz Josef Heli Ice Climb. Franz Josef, New Zealand

Enjoy a full day of exploring the glacier in a very unique way by vertically climbing of the icefall walls using technical equipment.

A day packed with adventure and adrenalin highs. Provided with expert tuition and all technical equipment, this is a great way to introduce you to the exhilarating sport of ice- climbing, whilst still enjoying the dramatic scenery and awesome terrain of the Franz Josef Glacier. On the glacier you will learn all the aspects of ice-climbing using the front points of crampons and two technical ice axes.

Your guide will tailor the day to challenge novices and experts alike and with no experience necessary you will soon be scaling towering walls of ice. The Franz Josef Glacier is the most spectacular commercially guided glacier in New Zealand, the more dramatic terrain, offering higher, steeper walls of ice on which to challenge yourself.

Includes: Heli Transfer, Expert Tuitioin, High-tech Equipment, Adrenaline Highs

Duration – up to 5 hours
Ice time – up to 4 hours
Minimum age – 14 years
Difficulty Level – Hard