Sport Climbing

  • Improve your overall climbing performance & mental game

  • Maximize your climbing time & climb the best routes

  • Climb better, harder & more

Eat, sleep and breathe climbing on this killer sport climbing coaching course. Join the team for a week or two 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 at the crag and spending as much time on rock as you possibly can. Here at Rockbusters we think only practice makes you better so the goal number one is MAXIMIZING YOUR CLIMBING TIME.

 

This course 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.

 

 
Sport climbing course highlights
  • Maximum quality and quantity of climbing
  • 6 full days of intensive climbing with 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 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, knee bars, ...)
  • Red point 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 Camp gives 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 Camp is on quality climbing, so it’s aimed at climbers with some experience but we are not pushing fit and motivated beginners away. We 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 will push you to achieve more during your stay, arming you with all the necessary techniques and safety measures before you try anything new.

During the week we will turn you into a confident leader of any sport climbing routes 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 happily 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 programmes. 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 full refund.

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ALL THE DATES

26.06.2021 - 03.07.2021

Valdegovía, Spain

790€ BOOK ONLINE
26.06.2021 - 10.07.2021

Valdegovía, Spain

1,390€ BOOK ONLINE
26.06.2021 - 10.07.2021

Valdegovía, Spain

790€ BOOK ONLINE
31.07.2021 - 07.08.2021

Sulov, Slovakia

750€ BOOK ONLINE
07.08.2021 - 14.08.2021

Sulov, Slovakia

750€ BOOK ONLINE
31.07.2021 - 14.08.2021

Sulov, Slovakia

1,190€ BOOK ONLINE
18.12.2021 - 25.12.2021

Sella, Spain

650€ BOOK ONLINE
18.12.2021 - 01.01.2022

Sella, Spain

1,190€ BOOK ONLINE
25.12.2021 - 01.01.2022

Sella, Spain

650€ BOOK ONLINE

What you need to know

  1. We welcome intermediate to expert climbers with issues to lead. There is not much previous experience required although we recommend you to climb at least indoor regularly.
  2. On the end for this week you will be fed up by climbing but hungry for more in the same time. Of course you can expect cool progress and confidence boost.
  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 – 10am
10.30am

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 with great 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 - 7pm
7 - 8pm

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 wine/beer and get something to eat. Who knows where the night will lead…

8pm
11pm

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 charge 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 equiped kitchen with refrigerator in the place and close by shops to replenish supplies.

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

More info will be provided after booking/inquiring!

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, head lamp, sleeping bag, and a backpack big enough for carrying lunch and gear to the crag. 

What’s included

  • Individualized coaching
  • Climbing safety equipment & gear
  • Shared basic accommmodation

 

EXCLUDED

  • Local transport (we are happy to organize shared rental cars within the group)
  • Flights
  • Travel & climbing insurance
  • Food & drinks (group dinner can be purchased for €15 per meal)
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