ICE, ICE BABY

Want to add ice climbing to your list of extreme sports talents? Try an introductory course with ice-angels in Chamonix. Weekend courses are taking place on Feb 2-4 and March 2-4, and week-long courses are running on Feb 4-10, April 8-14 and June 17-23. These dates are for ladies only, and instruction is two climbers to one IFMGA mountain guide. Gear and accommodation is provided. Weekend courses start at £299/445 euros excluding travel to Chamonix (www.ice-angels.co.uk).

Ice Angels is part of IcicleUK (www.icicleUK.com), which runs climbing, mountaineering and avalanche safety instruction all year-round in Chamonix.

These five lucky winners have won a one-day Avalanche Awareness and Snow Safety course, worth £49/75 euros! Congratulations to: Melanie Cole, Andrew Revell, Rebecca Saunders, Samantha Ahern and Steffi Taylor.

For those of you not lucky enough to win, simply mention the Cooler reader offer at the time of booking to receive 25% off IcicleUK’s one-day Avalanche Awareness and Snow Safety course.