Spain·November 25 2023
INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR CLIMBING IN SIURANA, SPAIN
Gain the confidence and skills needed to embark on your outdoor climbing journey alongside other passionate climbers.SOLD OUT
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 Local Certified Rock-Climbing Instructor during your first steps on natural 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.
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.
Siurana emerges as a veritable paradise for any sport climbers
Siurana's claim to fame is its impeccable limestone formations, renowned worldwide for their unique texture and exceptional climbing opportunities.
From beginner-friendly routes to heart-pounding challenges, Siurana offers an array of climbs suited for every skill level. The diverse range of routes and the breathtaking scenery make this locale the perfect setting for honing your multi-pitch climbing skills. Beyond its climbing prowess, Siurana exudes an old-world charm.
Cobblestone streets wind through the village, leading to quaint cafes and charming shops. History whispers through the ancient walls, telling tales of centuries past. The warmth of the locals and the vibrant Catalonian culture envelop visitors, creating an experience that extends far beyond the climb.
In this setting, our multi-pitch climbing clinic flourishes. The challenges of Siurana's routes are met with the support of a community of climbers, all striving for the same goal. The skills you acquire here will not only serve you on these hallowed cliffs but will open doors to new heights in your climbing journey.
What's Not Included
Meals and snacks
No minimum level is required for this activity since Siurana boasts crags of all levels and the instructor is a Certified Outdoor Rock-climbing Instructor. This is an introductory course to outdoor sport-climbing, so previous indoor climbing experience is appreciated!
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 Siurana 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.