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
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.