Beginner climbing course

  • Become an independent outdoor rock climber

  • Climb better, harder & more

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 sports 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
 
  • No prior knowledge of climbing is required - this course is geared for absolute beginners.
  • Suitable for women and men, children from 15 years
  • The course can be purchased by individuals, couples, couples, or groups of friends
  • Physical intensity: medium/higher
 
 
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, how to treat and store it
  • Basic understanding of outdoor risks (so you can make it home safely every
  • day)
  • 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
  • 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, and to 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 courseNovice 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.

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ALL THE DATES

05.06.2021 - 12.06.2021

Frankenjura, Germany

750€ BOOK ONLINE
10.07.2021 - 17.07.2021

Frankenjura, Germany

750€ BOOK ONLINE

What you need to know

  1. We welcome beginner or intermediate climbers with issues to lead. There is no previous experience required although we recommend you to hit local climbing gym few time before coming.
  2. On the end for this week you will be confident to go and hit some cool single pitch sport climbs on your own.
  3. This is a climbing trip and our number one goal is to maximize your time spent on the rock.
  4. Worries free climbing vacation. Book your flights and leave rest to us. We sort out all logistics for you.

Typical day

Wake up, have a relaxing breakfast, coffee in local bakery. We will meet up at 10am to discuss the plan for the day so make sure you are ready to go!

8 – 10 am
10.30 am

All aboard! We pack into the van and head off to the crag.

Jump on some warm up climbs and start getting your body moving. Look up for some challenges for the day and figure out the beta. Of course there is always time for some cool coaching.

11am - 2pm
2pm

Lunchtime! Pull out your packed lunch and relax on Spanish sun with great Siurana/Margalef views. This is also a good time to snap some photos.

Back to climbing. Using what you learned in the morning, and our individualized coaching, start nailing the projects down.

2.30 - 7 pm
7 - 8 pm

Time to relax with a well-earned beer from one of the local climbing bars. We will re-group, discuss the highlights from the day and what the focus will be tomorrow.

Pour yourself some Spanish wine/beer and get something to eat. Who knows where the night will lead… Mañana más y mejor.

8 pm
11 pm

There are no rules but most of us will be in bad this time!

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Accommodation

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

FOOD

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.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

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. 

Fly to / Pick up


Arrival:

Alicante International Airport

Departure:

Alicante International Airport

What’s included

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

EXCLUDED

  • Transportation
  • Climbing and travel insurance
  • Food & drinks
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