Beginner climbing course: 2023-11-04 - 2023-11-11

Beginner - Learn to Lead course

04.11.2023 - 11.11.2023

  • Become an independent outdoor rock climber

  • Learn how to set up a top rope, lead, lead belay, clean routes, and more

  • Nail down the proper footwork, balance, and efficient movement

  • Climb the best routes in your grade in the area

  • Enjoy a great climbing community and vibe


Take your first rock climbing steps with us. In this intensive beginner's course, we will teach you all the basic sport climbing skills so that when you are finished, you will be able to pack your climbing gear and go to practice sport climbing anywhere on your own. You will be able to climb sport routes safely using both top-roping and leading techniques.


This course is an ideal choice for beginners as a transition from climbing gyms to rocks and to a bit more experienced climbers aiming to learn how to lead climb.


Climbing course highlights

  • Maximum quality and quantity of climbing
  • 6 full days of intensive climbing with a professional guide and coach
  • Individual approach to your needs and level
  • Maximum 5:1 client/coach ratio
  • Group courses for 2 to 12 participants
  • One-on-one coaching

Physical & technical requirements

  • Minimum of 2-3 months of regular indoor climbing and basic safety top-rope skills
  • Suitable for women and men, children from 15 years
  • The course can be purchased by individuals, couples, or groups of friends
  • Physical intensity: medium/high

Detailed technical specification of this climbing course

All necessary skills and knowledge to become independent and self-confident climber on single pitch sport climb such as:
  • Choosing the right necessary equipment for the best climbing experience while staying safe, and how to treat and store it
  • Basic understanding of outdoor risks (so you can make it home safely everyday)
  • Proper belaying, lead belaying techniques, catching falls dynamically
  • Setting up top-ropes 
  • Lead climbing techniques 
  • Cleaning the anchors - retrieve all your gear
  • How and when to use clipstick & other techniques to pre-clip first quickdraw
  • Climbing calls and communication - get your message across 
  • Movement skills - climb more efficiently
  • Perfect balance - support your center of gravity
  • Proper footwork - trust in your feet
  • Special climbing techniques (overhang techniques as side-stepping, drop knee, flagging, heel hooking, kneebars, ...)
  • Redpoint and on-sight attempts so you can tackle new climbs more easily
  • Personalized coaching to break through mental barriers


Climbing outdoors is a whole new experience. Learn all the skills and logistics you need to get out on your own and climb confidently on single-pitch sport climbs. You are granted to improve your technique, learn to use all the equipment properly, lead-climb, and lead-belay safely. This course is the perfect choice for total beginners as well as for those making the transition from indoor to outdoor climbing.


This Beginner Climbing Course is a great way to catch the climbing bug. Whether you’re a complete rookie or just looking to make the step from indoor to outdoor climbing, this course will tick all your boxes. Tackle the basics head-on, master technique, and learn to climb safely. Get your head around all the gear and equipment you’ll need to stay safe and crank your way up the face.


At the end of the beginner climbing course, our aim is to have transformed you into a competent independent climber tackling routes you would not have believed yourself capable of. You’ll be moving like a mountain leading. Plus you’ll know all the relevant communication and climbing terminology.


This course is a great way into climbing culture. It’s intense for sure, but this means you’ll develop your skills quickly and progress way faster than you thought possible. Join the Rockbusters beginner climbing course and you’ll quickly reach new heights and be ready to take on epic routes you could only dream of.


Minimum of 2 participants. In other cases, we will offer different trips/courses in the same or higher value or issue a full refund.



What’s included

  • Guiding & individualized coaching
  • Climbing safety equipment & gear
  • Accommodation


  • Transportation
  • Climbing and travel insurance
  • Food & drinks
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Sella, Spain


reasonalby tight climbing shoes / harness / helmet / belay device / 2 screw gate carabiners / 60cm sling

We provide most of the gear, but you will need to bring your own climbing shoes and harness. We have belay devices, slings, and helmets, but you might prefer to bring your own you use to. We strongly suggest bringing a down jacket, a hat, a rain jacket, a pair of comfortable approach shoes, a headlamp, a sleeping bag, and a backpack big enough for carrying lunch and gear to the crag. 


Upon arrival, before you get to the place of your final destination you will need to stop in the store to shop for breakfast and lunch food for the week. Usually, there is equipped kitchen with a refrigerator in the place and close by shops to replenish supplies.

There are plenty of restaurants and bars to have dinner. Communal dinners can be organized if required.


  • Shared accommodation in local climbing hostels, cottages, campsites, or places run by local climbers
  • Private room possible if requested ahead (will be charged extra)
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