SPORT-CLIMBING CLASS AROUND LAKE COMO, LECCO
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Lake Como's shores cradle a mosaic of limestone cliffs, each a canvas for climbers seeking to improve their climbing game. The accessibility of multiple climbing styles allows for a perfect environment where you can learn and experience advanced sport-climbing techniques, building confidence on natural rock. Take advantage of the first Mapo Tapo's sport-climbing class and your coach's experience, Local Certified Mountain Guide Jacopo Zezza, to step up your climbing game. You will understand, learn, and put into practice the fundamentals and critical skills to gain confidence at the crag
Master the Skills for Autonomy
Our clinic is designed to focus on teaching you the habits and critical skills needed to become an autonomous climber. Under the expert guidance of Certified IFMGA Mountain Guide, Jacopo Zezza, you'll gain confidence in your climbing abilities.
Join a Community of Like-Minded Climbers
Connect with a group of fellow beginner climbers who share your improvement goal. This shared experience fosters camaraderie and provides an excellent learning environment.
Experience the Thrill of Outdoor Climbing
Step out of the familiar walls of the climbing gym and embrace the challenge of climbing in the breathtaking natural setting of Lake Como. It's an opportunity to take your climbing skills to a new level.
Vertical-Project Alpine Guides
Vertical-Project is a team of UIAGM certified Mountain Guides.
We provide high-quality training and guidance in various outdoor activities for individuals and groups, both in Italy and abroad.
We prioritize professionalism and experience, placing the safety of those who trust us to fulfill their dreams at the forefront.
During this clinic, you will learn five fundamental sport-climbing skills that are essential for any aspiring climber, such as:
Gain confidence and proficient climbing skills for any climbing style, from dead-vertical terrain to steep climbing, unlocking your full potential.
Understand how belaying truly works, and learn the difference between static and dynamic belaying, the role of the belayer in a climbing performance, and how to prevent any kind of incident when sport-climbing.
Route Setting and Cleaning
Learn advanced techniques for setting up and cleaning a route, allowing for an autonomous, seamless climbing experience in any situation.
Rope Management and Gear
Learn what gear suits your needs the best in different scenarios, and gain expertise in handling ropes effectively when at the crag, a crucial skill for any climber.
Discover the art of choosing the best crag based on factors like the time of year and time of day, maximizing your climbing experience.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
Lake Como and its surroundings
Nestled in the heart of the Italian Alps, Lake Como emerges as a sport-climbing paradise, offering a unique backdrop for our multi-pitch climbing clinic.
Lake Como's shores cradle a mosaic of limestone cliffs, each a canvas for climbers seeking to conquer new heights. The alpine terrain provides a diverse range of routes, catering to climbers of varying skill levels. From gently undulating slabs to challenging overhangs, there's a pitch for every adventurer.
Lake Como's fusion of natural beauty and climbing opportunities sets it apart. As you ascend, panoramic vistas of the azure lake and verdant hills unfold, creating an unparalleled sensory experience. The crisp mountain air and the symphony of nature add a unique dimension to every climb.
Moreover, Lecco offers a wealth of amenities and services for climbers. Accommodations ranging from cozy alpine lodges to modern lakeside hotels ensure a comfortable stay. Local eateries serve up delectable Italian fare, providing the perfect fuel for your climbing endeavors.
What's Not Included
Meals and snacks
This clinic requires previous climbing experience since you will learn specific climbing techniques and advanced belaying methods. If you regularly climb indoors, you've already experienced outdoor climbing, but you want to step up your game, this clinic is for you! Lake Como and Lecco boast 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?
This clinic requires previous climbing experience since you will learn specific climbing techniques and advanced belaying methods. If you regularly climb indoors 1 to 3 times per week or you've already experienced outdoor climbing, but you want to step up your game, this clinic is for you! Finale Ligure boasts crags of all levels, and the instructor is a Certified IFMGA Mountain Guide.
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.