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Calendar for Open Courses

 

 

Belaying

 

Scrambling above Llyn Idwal

 

St Anton in Malaga  - a 7b crack

 

Sea cliff climbing on Castell Helen Gogarth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calendar for Open Courses

Please find below a list of open courses that we are running over the next 12 months in Snowdonia, North Wales and Spain.

Please note that these dates are for guidance only. We normally run many other courses and taster days to suit our clients requirements when they can't make the courses on dates set out below.

The courses in the calendar will run as long as there are 2 or more people attending .

Already part of a group of two or more? Then a private course can be normally be arranged for you on the dates of your choosing and with the course orgainsed to suit your particular requirements. Private course prices can be found on the relevant course page in the "Prices" tab below course description.

A full description of each course is on the relevant page of the site.

Full booking details are on the booking page.

 

 

 

Scrambling, arock aclimbing and Mountain Skills Courses in Snowdonia & North Wales

 

Spring is now here and the rock climbing + scrambling season in North Wales will start soon.

Our scrambling courses in Snowdonia have started and all the North Wales courses will run through until the end of November.

This year's rock climbing courses were very much seeing the demand focussed towards personalised courses for those who are competent climbing indoors and now want to fast track into climbing outside. This last year we have run many fast track courses that combine elements of Climbing Outside and Learning to Lead Climb.

Scrambling and Mountain Skills at all levels is continuing to be very popular with experienced walkers looking to learn the skills to stay safe on steeper ground.

 

All the Rock Climbing and Scrambling Courses below will run every day from 1st of March 2019
Half day Climbing Taster -a good introduction to learn the basics and enjoy a few routes

Outdoor Climbing - Two Day Course .

Great for those with experience of climbing inside and who want to start climbing outsides. It can look at a wide variety of skills including belaying in a wide variety of circumstances, setting up top ropes, setting up anchors, placing gear and simulated leading.

 

Learn to Scramble - Two Day Course

An introduction to climbing the great mountain routes in Snowdonia so that you can tackle steeper and rockier terrain with more safety and confidence.

Rates per person -full day & half day session-

full day session

1 person: £180 - 2 people: £95 - 3 people: £75 -

4 people: £65

 

1/2 day session

1 person: £130 - 2 people: £65 - 3 people: £55 -

4 people: £45

 

 

 

 

Rock Climbing Courses - Via ferratas - Guided Ascents in Spain

 

Silvia is currently guiding in Spain with a team of fully qualified instructors.

We are currently operating in 4 main areas:

Andalucia- southern Spain: El Chorro - Marbella- Vva del Rosario- Granada

Cataluya: Tarrragona: Sierra de Prades- Siurana- Margalef-

Montserrat - Ripoll

Valencia - Chulilla

Asturias- Teverga- Quiros- Cantabria -Picos de Europa area- Vasque Country

 

 

Last winter and spring were the busiest ever and Silvia has taken on three addtional instructors to help - James from Sussex, Pablo who is an experienced climber and instructor who moved to a nearby village 2 years ago and has fast become indispensible. Silvia also has regular help fromt he local Spanish guides Alvaro and Ursula.

 

All our activity bases are easily reached from the main airports, Malaga, Valencia, Barcelona & Girona, Asturias, Santander and Bilbao.

 

Private bookings: Rock Climbing Courses, Via Ferratas and Guided ascents in Spain 2019-2020

 

We can normally arrange Rock Climbing Courses, Via Ferratas and Guided Ascents to suit our clients requirements.


Private courses can be delivered on a 1:1 basis or -if you are already part of a group of two people or more- then a private course can be normally arranged to fit in with your requirements. Private course prices can be found on the relevant course page in the "Prices" tab below the relevant course description.

 

Schedule for open Rock Climbing Courses & Via Ferratas trips in 2019-20

 

1. Rock Climbing Courses


In 2019 and 2020 we will be running three open rock climbing courses per month. Open courses will have a maximum ratio of 1:4 and we will need a minimum number of 2 people for the course to run.

The length of any type of rock climbing course is normally 4 days but we can sometimes run shorter or longer courses according to the individuals/group interests and aspirations.


In any given month two of our rock climbing courses normally include a weekend -with a bank holiday if applicable- and the other one is delivered during the week Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday to allow for more affordable flights.


The content, level and dates for each climbing course or Via ferratas outings are decided according to the demand and the flights availability /prices. Please contact us for more details about the exact dates on each month.


2. Via Ferratas in southern and northen Spain


Guided trips along the famous Via Ferratas such as the new Via ferrata inEl Chorro, El Torcal de Antequera, Camorro1&2, Villanueva del Rosario, Archidona, Villanueva del Trabuco and the Ronda Via Ferratas have proved very popular this year and we will continue to run them on demand.


No previous climbing experience is required for any of the Via Ferratas as we provide instruction and guidance on the day, before and throughout the outings.



 

 

 

 

 

Pricing and Booking

 

Rates per person per day

 

Private instruction:

1 person:180 Euros - 2 people: 95 Euros - 3 people: 85 Euros -

4 people: 75 Euros

 

Open courses (up to 6 people):

1 person:100 Euros - 2 people: 75 Euros - 3 people: 65 Euros -

4 to 6 people: 60 Euros

 

PRIVATE GUIDING-INSTRUCTION and OPEN COURSES

We can run climbing courses on private or open basis.

Private guiding and instruction

Private climbing courses are fast track learning and they are totally tailored to your needs and aspirations. We plan it with you to create the course you want -

Private guiding means you can choose the routes, dates, location and content of the day. Simply email us and we will plan something that works for you.

 

Open Courses

Open courses are run so you can join a group of climbers.

Climbing in an open course means you pay less but the group you join might be composed of people with different ages and climbing experience. Alhough we do our best to match people with similar climbing experience and ambitions, you will need to be flexible with the dates and times, content, location and the group composition.

We organise the group so that you get to climb as much as possibe.

 

Additional Information


In all our open climbing courses this price includes all the personal equipment you will need: harness, helmet, safety line and belay device. However, you will need to bring your own climbing shoes with you or -alternatively they can be hired for 4.00€ per day.


In all our Via Ferratas trips the fee includes all the personal equipment you will need: harness, helmet, lanyards and safety lines. Rock climbing shoes are not required but you should wear suitable footwear such as walking boots, approach/scrambling shoes or a pair of stiff, good quality trainers.


A completed and signed booking form as well as a Euro BACS payment is required in advance. If you choose to pay by PayPal, a fee applies. There is normally a surcharge of 4.5% on the amount paid. Please click on the booking tag for more details.

Longer courses can easily be arranged for those who feel that they will benefit from extra days tuition - plus it is fairly straight forward to build rest days into the course timetable if needed; there is lots to see and do in the area!

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have other dates in mind - we'll do our best to help.



 

 

If you can't see a suitable course itinerary or date then don't hesitate to contact us and we will try to arrange a private course to suit your requirements. Simply call or email and we'll try to construct a program that works for you.

 

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