Rock Climbing Basics
15th -16th May 2021
This weekend beginners rock climbing course is ideal for anyone interested in learning to rock climb outside. The course is targeted at beginners, motivated and enthused to enjoy outside rock climbing here in Chamonix.
You do not need any previous experience of rock climbing although being fit and active is advantageous.
The aim of the course is to equip you with the fundamental skills necessary to climb safely as a competent second as part of a climbing partnership.
Understand climbing equipment and how to use it correctly
Safely fit a harness and tie into a rope
Develop the ability to climb safely using a rope
Belay and lower effectively and safely
Belaying both leader and second
Descend rock climbing routes via abseiling
Develop and practise participant’s movement skills
Learn to interpret a climbing guidebook and the grading system
Gain knowledge of the range of climbing opportunities
Chamonix Rock Climbing Basics
2 days (weekend)
€200 per person
All equipment provided