Multipitch performance coaching

  • Learn all the technical & safety tricks for multi-pitch climbing

  • Profesional guides & coachest: Edu Marin & UIAGM guide Pablo Ruiz Seco

  • Climb better, harder & more

Had your eyes on some difficult, long rock climbs, but you haven’t had the chance to pull it off yet? Leave it to the experts to get you on the routes of your dreams. In this course led by UIAGM guide Pablo Ruiz Seco, and pro-climber Edu Marin, you will learn everything you need to know to tackle hard multi-pitch climbs. 

 

Seco was a past member of the Spanish Youth Alpine Team and has opened routes in the Himalayas. Edu has redpointed the world’s hardest multi-pitch, Walhalla 9a+ in China. This team of experts will show you the best practices for safely approaching hard multi-pitch climbs.


Multipitch & Big Wall performance coaching course highlights::
 
 

  • 6 full days of intensive climbing with a professional guide and coach
  • Individual approach to your needs and level
  • Maximum 4:1 client/coach ratio
  • Group courses for 4 to 8 participants
  • One-on-one coaching


Physical & technical requirements:

 

  • Previous outdoor sport climbing experience is needed min. RP grade 6b/6c. Experience with multi-pitch is highly recommended
  • Suitable for women and men, children from 15 years
  • The course can be purchased by individuals, couples, couples, or groups of friends
  • Physical intensity: high

 

Detailed technical specification of the climbing course:

 

All skills and tricks needed to become an independent and self-confident climber who push it hard on multi-pitch routes such as:

  • Building safe belays
  • Rope management and handling
  • Abseils and retreats for returning to the ground
  • Communication techniques when climbing a multi-pitch route 
  • Hanging belays
  • Self-rescue skills - worth knowing if you want to make it home safely
  • Trip planning: how to use a guidebook effectively
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Equipment education
  • Climbing techniques – efficient movement
  • Fear management – fear of falling, fear of failure
  • Mental preparation, concentration
  • Choosing the right strategy before and when on the wall 
  • Climbing a project/projects using all the knowledge from the first 3 days
  • Ongoing coaching and support from camp staff
  • Evening analysis of the day, tips, consultations
  • Individual coaching and guiding

 

Whether you are an experienced multi-pitch climber looking for a challenge or if you are a confident single-pitch sport climber searching for a new experience, this camp has what you need. You will leave this camp with a deep understanding of multi-pitch safety and learn to execute your multi-pitch ascents with technical excellence and efficiency.

 

In addition to equipment handling, you will also gain an understanding of risk management. Many multi-pitch routes are found in alpine environments. To safely execute multi-pitch climbs, it is important to evaluate the risks associated with high altitude, weather, mountain obstacles, and other potential hazards. It is important to understand how to plan your adventures and how to escape if the need arrives.

 

When attempting a difficult multi-pitch climb, conditions must be perfect. In this course, we will ensure your competence as a multi-pitch climber. You will learn how to plan and prepare - both technically and mentally - for your multi-pitch climbing endeavors.

 

While some guides may only help you to get up the routes, in this course, we make sure you become a competent multi-pitch climber for all your adventures to come. Over the course of a week, you will learn about rope management, become literate in multi-pitch safety, and of course, the best way to learn things is to do them as much as possible so you spend a lot of time climbing a variety of beautiful routes in Riglos.

 

At Rockbusters, our goal is to deliver the best quality and quantity of climbing without compromise. Safety is our first priority, fun is our second. This is why we only work with professional rock climbing guides and coaches. In this course, you will gain an understanding of critical safety protocols. Once we have safety covered, it’s time to enjoy climbing to its fullest.

 

What’s included

  • Individualized coaching
  • Climbing safety equipment & gear
  • Accommodation

EXCLUDED

  • Transportation 
  • Travel & climbing insurance
  • Food & drinks 

 

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ALL THE DATES

23.04.2022 - 30.04.2022

Riglos, Spain

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 all the gear, but you will need to bring your own reasonably tight climbing shoes and harness. We have belay devices, slings, and helmets, but you might prefer to bring your own. 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, 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. 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.

More info will be provided after booking/inquiring!

Accommodation

  • Shared accommodation in local climbing hostels, cottages, campsites, or places run by local climbers

  • Private room possible if required ahead (will be charge extra)

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Arrival:

Barcelona International Airport

Departure:

Barcelona International Airport
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