The basics of rock climbing

The basics of rock climbing

Have you always wanted to climb outside on a real rock face? The SAFETY ACADEMY CLIMBING BASIC course gives you the chance to try it out! You will spend a day on rock faces in the great outdoors together with a state-certified mountain guide. This is the ideal climbing course for those getting back into climbing and experienced indoor climbers. We’ll ensure an effortless transition from the climbing gym to the rock face. We’ll teach you all the belaying techniques you’ll need to climb outside on your own. You’ll learn a lot of useful tips to ensure you have lots of fun and gain the necessary confidence when you start out on the rock. The course focuses on material theory, the correct way to clean sport anchors, differences from indoor climbing, and climbing technique. Along with the important training topics, there will of course also be plenty of outdoor climbing on the rock face.
1 day
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From the climbing gym to the rock

From the climbing gym to the rock

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Basic knowledge of wall climbing or sport climbing (for those getting back into climbing), mastery of the techniques for belaying in lead climbing, sure lead climbing on climbing walls up to level 5 or harder. You should be fit enough for 0.5–1 hour of climbing.

COURSE GOALS: Independent climbing in a climbing park and mastery of the relevant belay techniques

COURSE CONTENT:  Material theory, knot techniques, correct use of quickdraws, rope control in lead climbing, belaying in lead climbing – use of belay devices, anchor cleaning for lowering and route cleaning, climbing techniques and tactics, lowering, setting top-rope anchors, aspects of nature-friendly climbing

Good to know about the training
The basics of rock climbing

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)
Meeting point & dates
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 8:30 in the morning, the day ends between 16h and 17h depending on the hazards.
Required level
Basic knowledge of indoor or sport climbing (reprise), mastery of lead belay techniques, mastery of lead climbing in routes rated 4+ or more difficult. Minimum physical condition required for climbs of 30 min. to 1 hour.
At any time, the guide reserves the right to modify or interrupt the programme due to weather conditions, insufficient technical or physical level of the participants, or for safety reasons.
Strong points
Course focused on learning and teaching.
Quality teaching and maximum safety.
A capacity to adapt to your level and your desires.

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