Ice Climbing Day in Korouoma Canyon – from Rovaniemi
Korouoma is a millions of years old fracture valley in the bedrock. At the center of the valley, it forms a magnificent gorge that drops over a 100 meters below its surrounding terrain. Korouoma is known for its magnificent icefalls that cover the tall cliffs in the winter. Korouma is hands-down the best destination for ice climbing in Finland.
Bliss guide will meet the clients in the morning at the agreed place in Rovaniemi, and has prepared and packed all the relevant gear. Drive to Korouoma, which is located roughly 1 h 30 minutes by car from Rovaniemi. Hike down to canyon, climbing. After climbing brief barbecue in the canyon by a bonfire. Hike up to the parking lot. Drive back to Rovaniemi.
Climbing instructor services
Guiding to the climbing venue
Gear and equipment for the climbing day: helmet, visor/ goggles, harness, crampons, ice axes, foot-wear (climbing boots or ski boots)
Hot berry beverages, and transportation from/to Rovaniemi.
Suitable personal clothing for winter weather including warm boots, hat and gloves or mittens. Please consider bringing some snacks like nuts, energy bars or chocolate (caution: keep chocolate in a pocket inside of your jacket, otherwise it will freeze).
Are you travelling solo? Please contact Bliss Adventure - we'll try to fix something for you.
The hiking trails of Korouoma offer monthly changing views all year round. In the winter, a 5-km scenic route passes by three impressive icefalls. The Korouoma area in Posio is also excellent for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. An overnight stay nearby the gorge is possible for additional cost (a basic wilderness hut or a comfy cottage).
Kindly note that 10% of the price of your tour is non-refundable. The 10% will be used to cover fees connected to your booking such as credit card transactions and other administrative charges. Refunds will only be issued to the card used to purchase the tour.
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before event
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before event