Lead climbing course

Level
Beginner
Requisites
Initiation course
Price
100€
Group
4 - 6 pers.
Duration
12 h

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course targets beginner climbers who have little outdoor or indoor climbing experience, who do not know how to lead climb and belay and who want to learn to climb sports single-pitch routes safely and autonomously. You will do your first fluid movements in the rock, acquiring the theoretical and practical concepts of rock climbing in the most efficient and safe way.

This course teaches the basics that will allow the participants to practice lead climb (progression techniques and belay), do the anchor technique on a sport route and be autonomous at all times.

DURATION

The course has a total duration of 12 hours in two days of training. The training will be organized between theoretical and practical lessons.

The first day (4 hours) will be held in the facilities of an indoor climbing gym in Valencia and the second day (8 hours) we will climb outdoors in a climbing area around Valencia.

OBJECTIVES

After the course the participants will be able to:

  • Practice sport climbing in an autonomous way at all times.
  • Know and identify all gear necessary for sport climbing.
  • Correctly choose and use all gear and security techniques of sport climbing.
  • Know and identify the specific dangers of sport climbing.

CONTENT

  1. Types of rock climbing
  2. Difficulty system grading
  3. Sport climbing gear
  4. Tie-in knots
  5. Lead climb
  6. Belay and falls
  7. Security
  8. Specific dangers

EQUIPMENT

  • Personal gear (climbing shoes, harness and helmet)
  • Mountain footwear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Food and water

PRICE

  • 1 participant: 250€ / person
  • 2 participants: 150€ / person
  • 3 participants: 125€ / person
  • 4+ participants: 100€ / person

INCLUDED:

  • Group climbing gear
  • Accident and liability insurance
  • Taxes (21% VAT)

NOT INCLUDED:

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

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.

9th and 10th November 2019 (Spanish)
Course fully booked

25th and 26th January 2020 (Spanish)
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23rd and 24th May 2020 (Spanish)
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