Europe rock climbing trip

  • Improve your overall climbing performance & mental game

  • Climb the best routes at the best crags in Europe

  • Climb better, harder & more

Eat, sleep and breathe climbing on this killer sport climbing road trip through Europe. Join the team for a week, two, or whole two months on one of Europe’s best crags and test your fingers to the limit. With top coaching and advice to boost technique and strength.

 

With our approach "LEARN by DOING" you get all the coaching when actually climbing the best routes in the crag and spending as much time on the rock as you possibly can. Here at Rockbusters, we think only practice makes you better so goal number one is MAXIMIZING YOUR CLIMBING TIME.

 

This trip is an ideal choice for climbers looking to refresh their sport climbing safety skills, master the leading technique and improve their overall rock climbing performance.

 

Europe Rock Trip highlights

 

  • The best crags and the best routes in Europe
  • 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 7:1 client/coach ratio
  • Group courses for 5 to 15 participants
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Video analysis  

 

Physical & technical requirements

 

  • Previous outdoor sport climbing experience is highly recommended min. grade: indoor leading 6a / outdoor leading 5
  • 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/high

 

Detailed technical specification of this climbing course

 

All necessary skills and knowledge to be able to do single pitch sport climbs and to attack routes on or beyond your limit 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

 

 

For the Rockbusters team climbing is not just a sport, it’s what we eat, drink, breathe and sleep - it’s what we live for. Our Sport Climbing Courses and Climbing Road Trips give you the opportunity to get a taste of what we mean and become part of our climbing crew.

 

The main focus of our Sport Climbing Courses and Road Trips is to provide great quality climbing, so it’s aimed at climbers with some experience. We are not pushing fit and motivated beginners away though. Rockbusters guides and coaches will provide all necessary coaching and go through all safety and technical details so everyone is able to do as much climbing as possible and enjoy climbing with each other. We make sure to push you enough so you achieve more during your stay, arming you with all the necessary techniques and safety measures before you try anything new.

 

During the time you will spend with us we will turn you into a confident leader of any sport climbing route and make you a better climber overall no matter your current grade or level. Our professional guides and coaches will show you all the sport climbing tricks you may use to stay safe and to be happy trying routes beyond your comfort zone.

 

As well as building confidence, strength and taking on some tough climbs, this is a Rockbusters course, so you can also expect a hefty dose of fun! We love what we do and that really comes across in all of our trips and programs. And… we like to party almost as much as we like to climb, so get ready to have a blast on and off the rock. The informal, fun atmosphere of our courses is famous, but we never let this distract us from your climbing progression.

 

Minimum of 3 participants. In other cases, we will offer different trips/courses in the same or higher value or issue a full refund.

 
SCHEDULE OF DESTINATIONS:  
 

Week 1 - Labské Údolí / Czech Republic

Week 2 - Frankenjura / Germany

Week 3 - Zillertal / Austria

Week 4 - Finale Ligure / Italy

Week 5 - Céüse / France

Week 6 - Georges du Tarn / France

Week 7 - Margalef / Spain

Week 8 - Rodellar / Spain

What’s included

  • Individualized coaching
  • Climbing safety equipment & gear
  • Local transportation 
  • Accommodation (basic shared accommodation)

EXCLUDED

  • Transportation to Europe
  • Travel & climbing insurance
  • Food & drinks (group dinner can be purchased for €15 per meal)
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ALL THE DATES

13.08.2022 - 20.08.2022

Labské Údoli, Czech Republic

750€ BOOK ONLINE
20.08.2022 - 27.08.2022

Frankenjura, Germany

750€ BOOK ONLINE
27.08.2022 - 03.09.2022

Zillertal, Austria

750€ BOOK ONLINE
03.09.2022 - 10.09.2022

Finale Ligure, Italy

750€ BOOK ONLINE
10.09.2022 - 17.09.2022

Ceüse, France

750€ BOOK ONLINE
17.09.2022 - 24.09.2022

Gorges du Tarn, France

750€ BOOK ONLINE
24.09.2022 - 01.10.2022

Margalef, Spain

750€ BOOK ONLINE
01.10.2022 - 08.10.2022

Rodellar, Spain

750€ BOOK ONLINE
13.08.2022 - 08.10.2022

Rodellar, Spain

3,990€ BOOK ONLINE

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. 

FOOD

Upon arrival, we will take you to the store to shop for breakfast and lunch food for the week. Refrigerators are provided by the campsite, and we will return to the store once more during the week to replenish supplies.

Communal Spanish-inspired dinners prepared by a professional chef are offered every night for €15. They include an entree, salad, dessert, and wine. Dietary restrictions and allergies can be accommodated with advanced notice. 

We may also decide to plan a night out at a restaurant in one of the many nearby towns.

Accommodation

There is a basic shared accommodation organized by Rockbusters. Our main goal is to integrate you into the local climbing communities and for these purposes, we use local climbing hostels, cottages, campsites or places run by local climbers. Feel free to reach out to adjust these settings to your personal satisfaction. 

In Labske Udoli, Frankenjura, Finale Ligure, Zillertal, Margalef, and Rodellar we stay in hostels or campsites bungalows with bunk beds. In Gorges du Tarn we use permanent caravans which belongs to the campsite and in Ceuse we stay in campsites with hot showers, wi-fi, restaurant, ..., we provide tents so you will need to bring a sleeping bag and foam pad.

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Fly to / Pick up


Arrival:

Ruzyne International Airport

Departure:

Barcelona International Airport
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