"Verticality"/"Verticality+" course(8-12 years)

Feeling, confidence in oneself and in the other, physical activity, proximity to nature: good and healthy resources for your child! In this age group, we tackle many themes while climbing on the rocks near Annecy: gestures, security, autonomous handling of belay devices (under the guide's supervision), awareness of the environment: knowing how to respect it and know its subtleties. At the end of the 3 half-days of this "Verticality" course made in small group (6 children maximum), your child will have know the basics of simple rock climbing. Do you want to offer your child the discovery of via ferrata and canyoning? Choose the "Verticality+" option which will take place on Thursday and Friday.
All levels
3 or 5 half days
Next training :From 12 July To July 16, 2021
Price per child3 or 5 half daysInformation at +33 623 436 355
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Verticality climbing course 8-12 years

Kids will :

  • Learn or review the basics of rock climbing (knots, belaying, safety)
  • Progress in their practice (lead climbing, improve their technique, try more difficult routes)
  • Set up a zip line, swing, abseil,  play with a rope
  • Have fun
  • Discover the specific environment of the crag
  • Discover another kind of verticality in via ferrata and canyonning where they could use what they have learned in climbing! (option "Verticality +")


Typical program of a climbing course with guides

Monday am :

  • Learn the basics: belaying, making knots, techniques of progression in climbing school.
  • Rock climbing crag of La Grande Jeanne at 10 minutes from Annecy - Grades 3 to 6

Tuesday am :

  • Reminding the safety basics , climbing, but abseiling or zip line as well
  • Rock climbing crag of La Grande Jeanne 10 minutes from Annecy

Wednesday am :

  • Beginning of the autonomy, games

  • Rock climbing crag of Sainte Catherine 10 minutes from Annecy

 Thursday and Friday am in option "Verticality +" :

  • Via ferrata of Aillon Le Jeune or La Clusaz
  • Canyon of Angon (jumps, abseils, slides)


Transport from the meeting point :Le petit port
The appointments are fixed 24 hours before the meeting by the guide or monitor depending on the weather

Good to know about the training
"Verticality"/"Verticality+" course(8-12 years)

Medals for children !
All children receive a climbing training booklet as well as a medal at the end of the course included in the price of the course.
The price includes
Mountain guide or climbing instructor.
Harness, helmet, climbing shoes.
Transport on the activity spots from the meeting point.
The price don't include
Accommodation, food, transport to meeting point
We meet on monday morning at 8h30 (le Petit port carpark)
Back at 12h
Gear you need
Sport clothes, tennis shoes, water, snacks, sunscreen, small back pack.
Level needed
beguinner or advanced
For further information, please contact us

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