SAFETY ACADEMY ALPINE CLIMBING Advanced
Multi-rope - climbing long rock routes
Course requirements: Basic knowledge from ALPINE CLIMBING Basic or other sport climbing course, mastery of important belaying and knot techniques for single-rope routes, experience of lead climbing on alpine faces (difficulty level Ill-IV), good fitness (for 1-2 hours of climbing).
Course goals: Independently climbing a drilled-in, multi-rope route (difficulty grade IV-VI), use of mobile securing devices.
Course content - theory: Theory of knots and belaying, tour planning for multi-pitch routes, special features of alpine climbing, tour planning, use of topoguides, material science, alpine dangers, environmental aspects.
Course content - practical: Belay variants, securing techniques at a belay station, orientation on the rock face, first use of wedges and clamping devices, lead and follow climbing, process of climbing and belaying as a rope team, climbing the first multi-pitch route, abseil and release techniques.
Training in partnership with ORTOVOX