Abseiling course

Level
Intermediate
Requisites
None
Price
30€
Group
4 - 8 pers.
Duration
3 h

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course target climbers who have little experience and want to learn how to descend single or multi-pitch routes with abseil techniques safely and autonomous. You will set up an abseil with single and double ropes, acquiring the theoretical and practical concepts of abseiling in the most efficient and safe way.

This course teaches the basics that will allow the participants to practice abseiling, link ropes with specific knots and be autonomous at all times.

DURATION

The course has a total duration of 3 hours in one day of training. The training will be organized between theoretical and practical lessons.

OBJECTIVES

After the course the participants will be able to:

  • Practice abseiling in an autonomous way at all times.
  • Join ropes with specific knots.
  • Know and identify all gear necessary for abseiling.
  • Correctly choose and use all gear and security techniques of abseiling.
  • Identify the specific dangers of abseiling.

CONTENT

  1. Abseiling gear
  2. Anchor set up
  3. Specific rope linking knots
  4. Abseiling techniques
  5. Hanging / Guided abseil
  6. Recover the rope
  7. Linking abseils
  8. Climbing up the rope
  9. Security
  10. Specific dangers

EQUIPMENT

1. Required Equipment

  • Personal gear (climbing shoes, harness and helmet)
  • Personal anchor (multi-chain)
  • Personal descender for double ropes (reverso)
  • Mountain footwear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Warm clothes in case of cold or wind

2. Optional Equipment

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

COST

PRICE PER PERSON: 30€

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

The dates shown below are only for courses in Spanish. We offer courses in English only on demand and according to the availability of our guides. Please contact us to ask for a date of this course in English.

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