Safety academy Alpine Climbing Basic

You are at ease in the head in 5a, in room or in cliff. You want to tackle multi-pitch routes outdoors? During this course, you will learn all the belaying techniques and knowledge necessary to climb large multi-pitch sport routes (equipped) in complete safety. This two and a half day course will teach you how to make a belay, belay a second of rope, descend and link several abseils, perform the essential rope manipulations. The course will also focus on the choice and preparation of an outing adapted to your level, the reading of a topo but also on the choice and preparation of the equipment.
Training toward autonomy
2,5 days
Next training :From 16 June To June 18, 2023
Price per participants2,5 daysInformation at +33 623 436 355
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From the gym to the rock (the cliff)

Prerequisites: Have the basic knowledge of indoor or crag climbing, be comfortable leading in 5a, indoor or crag, be able to complete a 500 meter climb in less than 2 hours.

Course objective: To acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to climb long sport routes, to be able to complete a rock climb on a level III to V+ route

Content Theory: Knowledge of knots, equipment and belay techniques, planning a mountain trip, particularities of alpine climbing, use of a guidebook, dangers in the mountains, environmental aspects.  

Practical content: Installation of the belay, basic knowledge of knots and belay techniques, lead and second climbing, different rock climbing techniques, abseiling, autonomy in equipped sport routes.

Training in partnership with ORTOVOX

Previsional program: 

DAY 1 (half day)
Welcome of the participants and briefing of the guide trainer
Big "school" routes, at the foot of the Roc des Boeufs (Entrevernes - Bauges).
Checking of the prerequisites. Learning of the specific techniques of the big routes.
Choice and preparation of the next day's outing. 


Application of the previous day's learning.
Ascent of a big route, adapted to your level, in the Bornes, Bauges or Aravis mountains.


Synthesis of the previous days.
Ascent of a big route, adapted to your level, in the Bauges massif (Roc des Boeufs; Banc plats) or Aravis (Col de la Colombière; Jallouvre; la Rosière).
Debriefing and choice of future objectives.


Good to know about the training
Safety academy Alpine Climbing Basic

The price includes
Supervision by a high mountain guide or state-certified climbing instructor.
Possible loan of equipment (harness, helmet and slippers) depending on availability.
Loan of collective equipment.
The price doesn't include
Accommodation, meals and other costs.
Transport to the meeting point.
Transportation during the course is by carpooling among the participants.
Required equipment
Sportswear, mountain boots, water, snacks, sunscreen, backpack.
Your personal climbing equipment (if you have it):
self-locking device (textile)
Required level
You must have the basics of rock climbing: knowing how to secure and climb in the lead.
Be at ease leading in 5a, indoors or on cliffs.
Be able to complete a 500 meter climb in less than 2 hours.
Meeting point
Your guide will contact you to confirm the exact time and place of the meeting on D1, but in general the meeting is fixed around 1pm on day 1 and the course ends around 3pm-4pm on day 3
At any time, the guide reserves the right to modify or interrupt the program due to weather conditions, insufficient technical or physical level of the participants, or for safety reasons.
As far as possible we try to realize the training course on the cliffs of the Roc des Boeufs propitious to learning, a gite nearby will welcome us (Half-board 70 euro/participant/day), the proximity of the lake of Annecy will allow to refresh after a good day of climbing!
Course focused on learning and pedagogy.
Small group for a quality teaching and a maximum of safety (4 people maximum per guide).
A capacity of adaptation to your level and your desires.
350 €/person based on 4 participants
450€/person for 3 participants.
675€/person for 2 participants.
1350 € for 1 participant

Activities guides Safety academy Alpine Climbing Basic

Jérémy Janody
Rock climbing
Ski Touring
Via Ferrata
Ice Climbing
Team Bulding
Security training
Ski Freeride
Jérémy Janody

Mountain Guide

Rémi Riquet
Rock climbing
Ski Touring
Via Ferrata
Ice Climbing
Security training
Ski Freeride
Rémi Riquet

Mountain Guide

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