Initiation climbing course

Level
Beginner
Requisites
None
Price
50€
Group
4 - 8 pers.
Duration
6 h

ABOUT THIS COURSE

You never tried sport climbing, but playing on walls seems tempting to you? This course is for you! Our initiation course targets everyone who desires to discover outdoor sport climbing and who is still new to this sport. We concentrate the contents of the course on the basics that will allow the participants to practice safely top rope climbing.

This course does not prepare for autonomous lead climb (see our intermediate courses for lead climbing).

DURATION

The course has a total duration of 12 hours divided in two days of training (6 hours per day). The training will be organized between theoretical and practical lessons.

OBJECTIVES

After the course the participants will be able to:

  • Know and identify the different types of rock and their characteristics.
  • Know and identify the basic gear for sport climbing.
  • Correctly choose and use the basic gear and security techniques of sport climbing.
  • Progress correctly through a climbing route whether it is with resin grips or natural grips.
  • Identify the general dangers of sport climbing.

CONTENT

  1. Types of outdoor climbing
  2. Difficulty grading systems
  3. Basic sport climbing gear
  4. Climbing history and evolution
  5. The rock: types and characteristics
  6. Basic progression techniques
  7. Tie in knots
  8. Belay in top-rope
  9. Security
  10. General dangers

EQUIPMENT

1. Required Equipment

  • Personal gear (climbing shoes, harness and helmet)
  • Mountain footwear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Warm clothes in case of cold or wind
  • One lunch during climbing (for example a sandwich, fruits and nuts)
  • Minimum of one liter of water

2. Optional Equipment

  • Sun-glasses / Sun-cream (highly recommended in summer)
  • Raincoats (depending on weather forecast)

COST

PRICE PER PERSON: 50€

INCLUDED:

  • Qualified climbing guide
  • Group climbing gear
  • First AID Kit
  • Accident insurance
  • Liability insurance

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Transport to the climbing area
  • Everything not listed in the included items

ADD-ONs:
(Optional services with additional charge to the final price. See prices table)

  • Personal gear (climbing shoes, harness and helmet)
  • Photo shoot

BOOKING DATES

You can sign up for this course on the following dates:

Unfortunately, there are no scheduled dates for this course. Please, check the page again in a few days.