Iceclimbing festival Osttirol

Every year on the second weekend in January, the Alpinplattform Lienz holds the Osttirol Ice Climbing Festival at the Osttirol Ice park. This is now the largest ice climbing festival in Europe featuring not only presentations by famous personalities, many workshops and the extensive test centre but also the Osttirol ice master speed competition and the concluding ice party.

Programme:

Friday 10 January 2020

Opening 5th Ice Festival in the Matreier Tauernhaus at 19.00

Official opening and handing out of starter packages for festival participants

 

Presentation by JEFF MERCIER at the Matreier Tauernhaus at 19.30

Jeff Mercier is a mountain guide and professional mountain rescuer at the gendarmerie in Chamonix (France). In 1998 he initiated the club “Dry tooling style” and since then has been one of the leading dry toolers and ice climbers in the world.

Entry: €10,00

 

Saturday 11 January 2020

Test centre & exhibition at the Ice Park, ice climbing workshops, free climbing, sound and 5th Osttirol ice master

9.00: for festival participants: meeting place at Matreier Tauernhaus, group allocation and climb up to Ice Park together. Workshops with the mountain guides until approx. 14.99

9.00-14.00: for all: free climbing at the Ice Park

8.30-10.00: “Winter flea market” of the Alpenverein Matrei, handing over equipment at Matreier Tauernhaus

9.00-14.00: for all: private coaching with Jeff Mercier at the Ice Park

9.00-17.00: exhibition and test centre of the companies Petzl, Grivel, Black Diamond Austrialpin, , Cassin, Camp, Arc’teryx, Salewa, Ortovox and Rab

9.00-17.00: food and drink provided by the mountain rescue Matrei, big tombola in the evening, sales of tickets in the mountain rescue tent!

13.30: the “5th Osttirol Ice Master” speed competition, registration on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning at the Matreier Tauernhaus. Entry fee: €10,00

From 17.00: “Winter flea market” at the Matreier Tauernhaus

19.00: prize awards for “5th Osttirol Ice Master” at Matreier Tauernhaus

21.00: Ice party with band at Matreier Tauernhaus

 

Sunday 12 January 2020

10.00-16.00: for festival participants: meeting place at Matreier Tauernhaus and climb together to Ice Park or to an ice fall, workshops in groups

9.00-14.00: for all: free climbing at the Ice Park

9.00-14.00: exhibition and test centre for the companies Petzl, Grivel, Black Diamond Austrialpin, Cassin, Camp, Arc’teryx, Salewa, Ortovox, Rab and Lowe Alpine

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5. Ice climbing festival from 10.-12. January 2020

Learn more about the program of the 5th ice climbing festival.

 

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