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Rock climbing: Introduction into Mulit-Pitch-Climbing

Switzerland - Europe

Sargans, Einführung Mehrseillängen - Sargans, Rhine valley
18.07 - 19.07.2020
An exciting and instructive weekend for beginners in climbing on multi-pitch routes. You can already climb, you have already climbed outside on the rock in the lead, now we show you all the tips and tricks for safe climbing on well equipped plaisir routes.
You will learn how to set up safe belay places, how to secure your climbing partner in the pre- and post-climb, and how to set up and correctly use abseiling points. Of course, climbing and fun is the most important thing!

Your advantages at a glance:

- well equipped plaisir routes for safe and enjoyable learning and use
- as much theory and basics as necessary, but above all practical application of what you have learned in multi-pitch routes
- small groups for maximum learning success and individual guidance
- scenic climbing gardens

This course can be booked as a private tour on any date!

Guide

Thomas Villars
Certified Mountain Guide IFMGA and Snow Sports Instructor with Federal Certificate of higher vocational Education und Training

Price

CHF 570.-   (per person / 3 Participants)
CHF 430.-   (per person / 4 Participants)

Including mountain guide tariff, mountain guide expenses. Exclusive overnight stay with half board and transport costs.

Requirements

Echelles de difficultés escalade sportive
UIAA IV-, IV, IV+ -  
UIAA V-, V, V+

Basic knowledge of climbing and belaying techniques, safe ascent in the climbing hall in difficulty level 5a and a lot of desire and motivation to learn climbing on multi-pitch routes and the necessary technique for it.

Program

Introduction to technique and tactics on multi pitch tours. Course objective: to be able to move safely on a long route, both in pre- and post-climbing as well as in abseiling.

Intended Program

Saturday: Meeting point at 09.00 at the Sargans train station or by appointment. Drive to one of the numerous climbing areas in the vicinity, where we will briefly review the most important basic knowledge and terms to make sure that all participants use the same safety standards and language. Afterwards we use the time to set up belay places in theoretical and a lot of practical work, use of cleats and friends, abseiling, planning and climbing of multirope routes, belaying techniques, improvement of climbing technique, lead climbing training.
In this way, we are gradually getting closer to our course goal of knowing the rope and climbing techniques needed to climb independently and safely in alpine well-secured multi-rope-length routes and to abseil back down again.
In the evening we will spend the night in a mountain inn.

Sunday: Depending on the conditions and the skills of the participants, we will climb a multi-pitch route today in one of the following areas: Brüggler, Mattstock, Rätikon, Seehorn and possibly Ticino. We can deepen and apply what we learned the day before and enjoy the good rock quality in all areas. At the end of the tour, we drive back to Sargans together and finish the course.

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For offers with hotel accommodation (if possible)
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Equipment for winter tours
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Equipment for high-altitude tours

 
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