INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR CLIMBING IN FINALE LIGURE, ITALY
Gain the confidence and skills needed to embark on your outdoor climbing journey alongside other passionate climbers.ENQUIRE
Spend a whole day climbing in nature, transitioning from indoor climbing to a new level of experience: outdoor climbing! By joining this activity, you will be guided by a Certified IFMGA Mountain Guide during your first steps on real rock, alongside a bunch of other passionate climbers of your same experience level. You won't need anything else but your sense of adventure!
Bridge the Gap: Indoor to Outdoor Climbing
This workshop is designed for novice climbers looking to make the exciting transition from indoor climbing gyms to the great outdoors. Gain the confidence and skills needed to embark on your outdoor climbing journey.
Comprehensive Learning Experience
Receive expert guidance on a range of topics including climbing techniques, safety practices, crag selection, and route planning, ensuring a smooth transition to outdoor climbing.
Hands-On Practice in a Supportive Environment
Put your newfound knowledge to the test in a safe and supportive setting. Connect with fellow climbers and build lasting friendships through shared experiences.
Meet our local partner in Liguria
Giovanni is a certified IFMGA Mountain Guide and local expert. He is a geologist and cartographer, but climbing is his greatest passion!
During this clinic, you will learn five fundamental sport-climbing skills that are essential for any aspiring climber, such as:
Fundamental Climbing Techniques
Learn essential climbing techniques tailored for outdoor climbing, including balance, footwork, and body positioning. Everything will feel different on real rock!
Route Setting and Cleaning
Learn how to efficiently set up a route on lead, and clean a route, allowing for a seamless climbing experience.
Understand how to use belay devices and belay your partner efficiently to ensure safety and control.
Safety Measures at the Crag
Gain a thorough understanding of safety protocols specific to outdoor climbing environments. This includes proper use of equipment, communication, and emergency procedures.
Crag Selection and Evaluation
Discover how to identify suitable crags for your skill level and preferences. Understand factors like accessibility, route difficulty, and local regulations.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
Finale Ligure, Liguria
The mountains on one side, the Mediterranean Sea on the other. Climbing with a view never felt so good.
Finale Ligure is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, mainly climbers, located along the picturesque Ligurian coast. Known for its rugged terrain and technical style of climbing, this region offers a diverse range of routes to challenge climbers of all levels.
With its stunning sea views, ancient limestone cliffs, and rich climbing history, Finale Ligure provides an unparalleled backdrop for honing your climbing skills. Combining breathtaking scenery and world-class climbing opportunities makes this destination a must-visit for every climbing enthusiast.
What's Not Included
Meals and snacks
This clinic requires previous climbing experience since you will learn how to progress on multi-pitch routes. If you regularly climb indoors or have already experienced outdoor climbing but are interested in exploring another discipline like multi-pitch climbing, this course is for you! Finale Ligure boasts crags of all levels, and the instructor is a Certified IFMGA Mountain Guide.
Mapo Tapo selects crags and local partners with the utmost care. For any inaccuracies, however, we can not accept any liability. Rock climbing is a risky sport that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Mapo Tapo recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge and skills not go outdoors alone.
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What level do I need to be climbing at to join this trip?
No minimum level is required for this activity since Finale Ligure boasts crags of all levels and the instructor is an IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide. This is an introductory course to outdoor sport-climbing, so previous indoor climbing experience is appreciated!
What group size can I expect for this trip?
The maximum group size for this trip is 6, so expect to get lots of climbing in and some 1-on-1 time with your guide. If we exceed the maximum number of participants, we will be joined by another IFMGA Certified Local Mountain Guide.