Ice climbing experience │ Beginner training & equipment rental recommended tour plan introduction

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On this page, the outdoor activity "Winter limited" is held in the play field with frozen waterfalls, icefalls or artificial ice walls. Ice climbing A major feature of the experience tour.

Including the price (price) of popular experience tours and evaluations based on reviews and word-of-mouth experiences, equipment that can be rented and clothes suitable for participating in the tour, etc. Basic knowledge that ice climbing beginners should know Introducing.


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Reservation reference data for ice climbing experience

Per person 13,000 Yen (tax included) ~ 15 years old~ Approximately from January to March
5 to 6 hours   Tochigi
  Same-day reservation OK / Reservation the day before is OK / Cheapest first / Recommended order

* Data based on activity Japan publication plan information

What is ice climbing?

Ice climbing experience │ Beginner training & equipment rental recommended tour plan introduction

Ice climbing is a frozen waterfall " Ice waterfall And the artificially made ice wall " Ice wall "of For the purpose of climbing It is a kind of winter sports.

"Rock climbing" to climb steep rock walls and "bouldering" which is popular as an indoor activity Ice version of free climbing event It may be easy to imagine that.

At first glance, it has a strong image of a sport enjoyed by experienced climbers and full-fledged mountaineers. Depending on the difficulty of the spot, a tour that even beginners can participate in is held It has been popular as a leisure activity in winter.


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When and season of ice climbing

The time when you can enjoy ice climbing may vary depending on the weather, temperature, and snow conditions of the year, as well as regional differences. Approximately January to March Up to.

The temperature is the lowest The period from late January to mid-February is the season when reservations for experience tours are becoming more popular. You can enjoy ice climbing in the best condition of the year.

How to start ice climbing?

Ice climbing requires special knowledge and specialized tools and equipment, so basically Difficult for beginners to start alone Activity.

Those who want to try ice climbing are familiar with the characteristics of snowy mountains. Participate in an experience tour where the instructor guides and teaches Please enjoy it safely.

Tochigi / Nikko Ice Climbing Experience Recommended Plan ①

[Tochigi / Nikko] Nikko Kirifuri Ice Climbing Experience-Enjoy the great outdoors of Nikko National Park! Welcome for beginners and good access

OnePlay-it
Nikko, Kirifuri Plateau, Oku-Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Imaichi
13,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (1 review / experience)

In the midwinter "Nikko Kirifuri Hidden Mitaki", a solemn and dynamically towering ice wall appears, surrounded by pure white snow and pale shining ice! !! Why don't you climb the 15m and 25m high beginner to intermediate ice walls with your own power using an ax and crampons? !! The feeling of accomplishment that you have climbed up and the immersive nature of Nikko in winter, which you can see from the top, is impressive! Ice climb

Review and word-of-mouth experience

thank you very much!
It was my first experience, but thanks to the careful guidance from the staff, I was able to enjoy ice climbing with peace of mind! The sense of accomplishment and the spectacular view when I did it was wonderful! I'm really thankful to you. Also, I look forward to working with you next year.
5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date February 2018

A place where you can ice climb

Ice climbing experience │ Beginner training & equipment rental recommended tour plan introduction

There are only a limited number of places in Japan where you can experience ice climbing, Famous spots among climbers are scattered in the northeastern part of Kanto, Koshinetsu, Hokkaido, etc. doing.

The type of experience plan being held is " Climbing ice waterfalls and ice walls in nature ", Which is held as a business or event as a facility. Artificially made ice waterfalls / climbing icicles There are two main types.

If you want a more authentic experience in nature or if you want to experience it in a casual way, etc. Choose a point that suits your ideals and challenge your first ice climbing Let's try.


POINT!

Currently at Activity Japan Kirifuri Falls, a famous waterfall spot in the Nikko area of Tochigi Prefecture You can pre-book the ice climbing experience tour in the play field on the Internet.

Tochigi / Nikko Ice Climbing Experience Recommended Plan ②

[Tochigi / Nikko] Feel free to experience even for the first time "Ice Climbing Adventure" Beginner OK, with free transfer

Omuche OUTDOOR & SPORTS CLUB
Nikko, Kirifuri Plateau, Oku-Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Imaichi
13,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (5 reviews / experiences)

Why don't you try ice climbing that even beginners can easily climb and play? Climb the ice wall with your feet and hands next to the waterfall in the wilderness! !! Learn the basics and then just challenge! !! Everyone says it's impossible at first, but once you start climbing, it's just fun. Nikko is waiting for an experience that you can not experience in everyday life

Review and word-of-mouth experience

Ice cream in nature feels good!
I participated for the first time this time I've had several experiences with artificial ice waterfalls, While listening to the sounds of the swamp in nature Be careful of the rocks and shake the ax I have a pleasant tension If ice has it, even in early March I would like to participate again
5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date February 2018

Equipment required for ice climbing

Ice climbing experience │ Beginner training & equipment rental recommended tour plan introduction

When participating in the ice climbing experience tour, " Is it possible to rent tools? "or" What should i prepare? " I think there are many people who have questions such as.

From here, based on the information of the activity Japan publication plan, "Equipment necessary for enjoying ice climbing" Things you can rent "And" clothes, belongings, etc. Things to prepare yourself I will introduce it separately.

"To prevent accidents and injuries, etc." Safety aspect "To protect yourself from the harsh cold," Cold protection surface Please be prepared according to the rules of the tour host shop.

Things you can rent

name Use
Ax A tool used to climb while holding it in your hand and hooking it on ice
Eisen Clawed equipment to be worn over climbing boots
Helmet Tools needed to protect your head in the event of an ice wall or a fall
Harness Tools needed to connect the body to the fall protection rope

The above are the basic equipment needed to climb an ice wall.

In the experience tour introduced in Activity Japan, these All specialized tools can be rented Therefore, it is not necessary for the experiencer to prepare it.

Things to prepare yourself

name Use
Ski / snowboard wear Waterproof and windproof jacket and top and bottom of pants, etc.
inner Highly heat-retaining fleece, down, wool sweater, etc.
underwear Quick-drying T-shirts, undershirts, spats, etc.
Thick socks Chemical fibers with high heat retention, etc.
Knit cap What can be worn under a helmet
Gloves Highly waterproof and cold-proof and can withstand snowy mountains
Sunglasses and goggles To protect your eyes from the light reflected by the sun and snow

The equipment and tools introduced above are examples based on the plan data posted in Activity Japan.

In addition, there are things to bring for each tour, such as rucksacks (backpacks), food and drink, sunscreen, and disposable body warmers.

Check "Preparation" in the details of each experience tour plan In addition, if you have any questions, please contact us.


Ice climbing experience tour recommended plan

Below, "Activity Japan is currently accepting online advance reservations. Ice climbing experience tour recommended plan I will introduce.

Please use it for comparison and examination of plan selection by referring to the reviews and word-of-mouth experiences from users who actually participated in the tour, including the experience contents and prices (price) of the tour course.


POINT!
Many reservations and inquiries are expected for each plan during the long vacation season such as Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, winter vacation, and New Year holidays. We recommend that you make an early reservation after checking the availability of the schedule.

[Tochigi / Nikko] Nikko Kirifuri Ice Climbing Experience-Enjoy the great outdoors of Nikko National Park! Welcome for beginners and good access

OnePlay-it
Nikko, Kirifuri Plateau, Oku-Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Imaichi
13,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (1 review / experience)

In the midwinter "Nikko Kirifuri Hidden Mitaki", a solemn and dynamically towering ice wall appears, surrounded by pure white snow and pale shining ice! !! Why don't you climb the 15m and 25m high beginner to intermediate ice walls with your own power using an ax and crampons? !! The feeling of accomplishment that you have climbed up and the immersive nature of Nikko in winter, which you can see from the top, is impressive! Ice climb

Axes, crampons, helmets and harnesses are basically included in the price.
If you have your own tools, we will give you a discount if you bring them with you. 15-70 years old 5 to 6 hours ① Clothes
・ Outerwear (jackets, pants, ski wear, snowboard wear, etc. with high storm, waterproof, and cold protection)
・ Inner (highly heat-retaining fleece, down, wool sweater, etc.)
・ Underwear (quick-drying chemical fiber T-shirts, Ron T, undershirts, spats, etc.)
・ Compact down jackets that can protect against the cold during break lunch
② Accessories
・ Thick socks (high heat retention, chemical fiber is the best)
・ Hat (thin knit cap is suitable)
* Because you wear a helmet, it is better if you do not have a pompon.
・ Gloves (highly waterproof and cold-proof)
・ Sunglasses or goggles
・ Spats, Gator (* if any)
③ Shoes
・ Mountaineering shoes with a hard sole and high protection against the cold are suitable.
④ Backpack (lunch, drinks, warm clothes, etc.)
⑤ Lunch box, action food
⑥ Drinks For constant hydration (+ It is useful to have a warm bottle for lunch)
⑦ Other necessary items such as regular medicine, sunscreen, body warmer, garbage bag, etc.
From mid-January to mid-March * The period depends on the year, so check when making a reservation. ・ By train → In front of Nippon Rent-A-Car at Tobu Nikko Station (8:45 AM) * Pick-up service available
・ For cars → One Play-it (1550-73 Tokorono, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1421) (Meeting at 9:00 AM) ・ By train → In front of Nippon Rent-A-Car at Tobu Nikko Station (8:45 AM) * Pick-up service available
・ For cars → One Play-it (1550-73 Tokorono, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1421) (Meeting at 9:00 AM)

[Tochigi / Nikko] Feel free to experience even for the first time "Ice Climbing Adventure" Beginner OK, with free transfer

Omuche OUTDOOR & SPORTS CLUB
Nikko, Kirifuri Plateau, Oku-Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Imaichi
13,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (5 reviews / experiences)

Why don't you try ice climbing that even beginners can easily climb and play? Climb the ice wall with your feet and hands next to the waterfall in the wilderness! !! Learn the basics and then just challenge! !! Everyone says it's impossible at first, but once you start climbing, it's just fun. Nikko is waiting for an experience that you can not experience in everyday life

Guide fee, consumption tax, rental equipment set, insurance fee 15-79 years old 5 to 6 hours Clothes
Outerwear: Waterproof clothing (rainwear, etc.)
Inner: Warm items such as fleece
Gloves: Waterproof
Socks: Warm socks for winter
Belongings
Lunch, snacks, drinks, etc.
Mid-January-March * The dates may change depending on the weather. By train 8:30 AM
By car AM9: 00 By train: Near the Tobu Nikko station square rotary
By car: Kirifuri Falls entrance parking lot

Nationwide ice climbing experience tour holding shop information

Finally, "Activity Japan is currently accepting online advance reservations. Nationwide ice climbing experience tour holding shop information I will introduce.

You can check the list of handling experience tour plans, including basic store information such as shop location (address), business hours, and regular holidays, from the shop link below.


POINT!
All outdoor activities carry the risk of accidents and injuries. Please be sure to enjoy the experience through the shop guided by a licensed instructor and paying close attention to safety.

OnePlay-it

  • 4.9
  • (12 reviews)
  • Kanto
  • Tochigi
  • Nikko/Kirifuri Kogen/Oku-Nikko/Lake Chuzenji/Imaichi
  • Canyoning / shower climbing
  • Trekking (climbing / hiking)
  • Bouldering rock climbing

The kindness of "nature" through various people (One) and various "plays" in the large plate of "Nikko", a city where nature and culture coexist, called Nikko National Park. We want you to feel the rigor, fun, fun and depth of "making things" through "experience"! !! With that in mind, we established "One Play- (to) it".

business hours 9: 30-18: 00
Regular holiday Thursday
  • 4.8
  • (12 reviews)
  • Kanto
  • Tochigi
  • Shiobara/Yaita/Otawara/Nishinasuno
  • Canyoning / shower climbing
  • Canoe / kayak
  • Trekking (climbing / hiking)

We are active mainly in Tochigi prefecture and the local city of Yaita, hoping to convey to everyone the joy of playing in nature. We value the natural environment and provide services that allow you to experience the fun and excitement together with everyone.

business hours * Inquiries by phone: 8: 00-20: 00
Regular holiday Open all year round

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