FreeWheeling Dolomites

Sport climbing courses in the Dolomites

All inclusive

 Customised rock climbing courses in the Dolomites

A holiday in the Dolomites is the perfect chance to take up a new sport, like rock climbing. Maybe you always found it fascinating or even had a go but you feel that, perhaps, you are not yet fully competent to go out on your own. Summer in the Dolomites is a climbers’ paradise. Everyone can find something up their street among these countless limestone crags, from the novice to the strongest of climbers. Here in the Dolomites we arrange intensive and customised courses, ranging from a minimum duration of 3 days to a maximum of 5. The rock climbing courses we offer are two:

SPORT CLIMBING COURSE – BASIC

SPORT CLIMBING COURSE – ADVANCED

courses
  • Sport climbing course
level
  • beginner
  • advanced
customised plan

see below

where and when
  • Dolomites (summer)
  • Garda Lake (spring-autumn)
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CUSTOMISED PLAN
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EQUIPMENT
SPORT CLIMBING COURSE

SPORT CLIMBING

Sport climbing is like sport meeting adventure; like a vertical dance, whether in a gym, crag or on proper rock faces, it gifts us with the brightest of emotions whilst providing very high safety standards.

 

CLIMBING COURSE – BASIC

This course is mainly for beginners or people already competent but wants to gain even more and feel more self-sufficient in the sport. On the course, we will talk about positioning techniques and the range of movements that will aid our climbing. We will teach rope management skills and the correct operation of safety devices. The main aim of the course is to allow anyone ready for it to be the climbing leader.

WHERE. Always on single-pitches up to 30 metres high, at local cliffs easily reached in a few minutes walking or at an indoor climbing wall.

DURATION: The course very practical method will be customised according to participants’ needs. Nevertheless, we suggest a duration of around 3 to 4 days.

WHERE TO STAY: Hotel accommodation in Val Pettorina, or another valley upon request.

PARTICIPANTS: up to 6

HIGHLIGHTS:

Climbing technique:

– basic triangular progression
– rope management and quickdraw skills
– lead climbing
Climbing style:
Adapting our movements to the rock
Theoretical lesson:
climbing history and evolution, rules of the game
Equipment and safety chain
Self-improvement: video analysis and discussion.

CLIMBING COURSE – ADVANCED

The course is mainly for people with an intermediate climbing experience that wish to become more and more competent. On the course, we will go through more advanced positioning and movement techniques, we will go through some advanced topics for our rope-management and safety device skills to be top-notch. We will also talk about the psychological aspects involved in climbing training.

WHERE. Always on single-pitches up to 40 metres high, at local cliffs easily reached in a few minutes walking or at an indoor climbing wall.

DURATION: The course very practical method will be customised according to participants’ needs. Nevertheless, we suggest a duration of around 2 to 3 days.

WHERE TO STAY: Hotel accommodation in Val Pettorina, or another valley upon request.

PARTICIPANTS: up to 6

HIGHLIGHTS:

Climbing technique:

– advanced progression
– testing the limits: falling
– rotpunkt climbing
Climbing style:
Adapting our movements to the rock
Theoretical lesson:
climbing history and evolution, rules of the game
Equipment and comparison between shoes, quickdraw and rope types.
Self-improvement: video analysis and discussion.

Prices

2 days/3 nights2 giorni/3 notti3 days/4 nights3 giorni/4 notti4 days/5 nights4 giorni/5 notti5 days/6 nights5 giorni/6 notti
1 personpersona970 €1325 € 1870 € 2325 €
2 peoplepersone660 €930 € 1215 €1475 €
3 peoplepersone540 €760 €970 €1190 €
4 peoplepersone 475 €665 €860 €1045€
5 peoplepersone460 €630 €790 €950 €
6 peoplepersone450 €615 €760 €900 €

Prices are intended per person depending on the actual number of days involved in the activity. The guide/customer ratio is specified on the course description.

INCLUDED IN THE ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICE:

  • Local English speaker, professional Mountain/ski guide UIAGM/IFMGA certified.
  • Customised plan.
  • 2 nights: the night previous and the last night of the tour, bed  and breakfast accommodation in 3-star hotel (breakfast included).
  • Half-board accommodation during the journey, in 3-star hotel in private rooms (double or triple), single room available on request, or mountain hut common room or private room if possible.
  • technical equipment
  • Accident Insurance.
  • Local tourist tax.
  • Italian VAT tax.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • drinks or lunches
  • any transport involving chairlifts, cable cars or taxis
  • Transfer from/ to airport (available on request).