To learn the climbing techniques with the purpose of getting to winter ascend to mountains of PD difficulty in an autonomous and safe way.
Get to know the equipment
Get to plan a day out climbing
Basic rope knots
Anchoring and securing on snow
Crampons progression on snow
Use of an ice axe
Basic ideas on nivology
Procedure in case of avalanche
Cramponable mountaineering boots
Ice axe and anti-bott crampons
Gloves + spare gloves
Sun cream 50+
2 screw-locker carabiners
DVA, snow shovel and 240cm probe
Water and food
For the outdoor activity that you plan to be successful it is very important that it accommodates to your level, both physical and technical. Here we present some guidelines so that you can get an idea of what your level is according to the programs we propose. However, we recommend reaching to us so we can help you personally and adapt the program to your conditions.
Alpinism & Climbing
1 - None or very little experience in mountaineering. Use of crampons once or never. Big expertise in trekking. Able to walk on different terrains (snow or rock) with easy climbs. Ascents rank as "F".
2 - Mid-experience in mountaineering. Frequent climbs using ice axes and crampons in steep terrain. Knowledge of using ropes for belaying. Progression in alpine glaciers. Moderate expertise in climbing and progression in ridges. Ascents rank as "PD".
3 - High experience in mountaineering who has made alpine ascents and multi pitch trad climbs up to the IVth or Vth grades. Able to use self-protection tools (friends, stoppers, ice screws), install a belay, abseil. Also experienced in heights over 4000m. Practice mountaineering often. Use of crampons and ice axes on slopes of ice or snow of more than 50º. Ascent rank as "D".
1 - Being able to walk in the mountains for 3 to 4 hours gaining 800 meters of altitude with a lightweight backpack of about 5 kg.
2 - Walk along itineraries in the mountains for 4 to 6 hours gaining 1000 meters of altitude with an 8 kg backpack.
3 - Able to make mountain itineraries for more than 8 hours and ascending 1500 meters or more, loaded with a backpack of 10 kg.
For the mountain lovers who already hike and want to take one step further in this world like facing different routes with greater demand, this is the ideal course!
You will learn the techniques to start climbing peaks in winter where crampons and ice axes are necessary. With the learning process of this course you will have the possibility of climbing mountains where rope management is needed: edges, rock climbs, either summer or winter.
There are endless possibilities out there waiting for you and you can explore them fearless after this training program.
1 Guide per 4 Persons
Minimum persons 1
Price : From 80€
Group Price :
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