GYM TO GRAG - Climbing Course
SIURANA - Spain

The Gym to Crag course is for climber who have been climbing indoors and have already the basics skills of moving on a wall either bouldering or rope climbing. Rock climbing is very different from indoors climbing that’s we will focus on all aspects involved on outdoor climbing for you to be able to climb with autonomy.

Gym to Crag focus on two main aspects: climbing in a new surface and rope management plus safety skills. Over the minimum of two days we will work this two main subjects switching from one to the other to make the course more dynamic and enjoyable.

Another important thing about this course is that you will have the possibility to climb on different types of rock, conglomerate and limestone. It’s and excellent opportunity to practice all different sorts of climbing: slab, steep, crack, dihedral and different types of holds. This will allow to quickly progress and improve your confidence climbing on the rock.

The main goal of the course is that you confidently lead climb outdoors. This will include lead belaying, setting anchors and cleaning routes. We will also work on little tips that makes things easy and safer while climbing outdoors.

SKILLS TAUGHT:

Climbing gear and knots
Top rope and lead belaying
Anchor manoeuvres
Route cleaning
Clipping and rope guiding
Bailing a route
Climbing falls
Progression techniques and body position
Safety tips

ACCOMMODATION:

The accommodation is included in the price, you will be staying in Siurana Climbing House a beautiful house in Cornudella de Montsant. The little village of Cornudella de Montsant has groceries, restaurants and bars so you can organize the meals as you prefer.
The house has a nice garden where you can relax after the climbing days. You can park right in front of the house which is very convenient.

Wine and olive oil is very big in the area and they produce high quality products. There is the possibility to visit vineyards and oil mills.

TRIP DURATION
3 days
(More or less days can be done, just ask!)

LEVEL REQUIRED
Indoor climbing experience, any level
(minimum V/5.9 recommended)

TIME OF THE YEAR
All year round

PRICE PER PERSON
2 people      380€
3 people      290€
4 people      230€

PRICE INCLUDES
Guiding fee
Personal insurance
Climbing gear (Harness, helmet, quickdraws, belaying device, rope)
2 nights accommodation on a beautiful house
Photos taken by the guide

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