Up for a new sport? Learn how to leadclimb and get your indoor lead-climb certificate! We'll be climbing on different outdoor climbing spots the Ardennes in Belgium.
On this 5-day climbing safari trip you'll learn everything to start lead-climbing. The rope techniques, how to belay a lead climber, how to lead climb yourself and how to read a topo. Since our accommodation has wheels we will show you a couple different climbing spots in Belgium. You'll learn about rope techniques, how to belay, knots and (if you want) we will do single pitch lead-climbing as well! If you prefer toprope climbing that's fine as well. Everything will be outdoors.
It's ideal for any climber with some top-rope climbing experience or boulderer who would like to start lead climbing outdoors on single-pitch sport routes. During the course you will develop the confidence to become competent in leading exciting sport climbs outdoors. The lead climbing skills you learn on this course will also enable you to get your indoor lead climb certificate.
For this trip you need to be(come) a member of the NKBV, the Dutch climbing foundation. It's obligatory to go climbing in Belgium to be a member and have the 'klimjaarkaart', but you can enjoy it the entire year: there are a lot of advantages like discounts, good & cheap travel insurance and you'll get the inspiring 'Hoogtelijn-Magazine' 5 times a year. You can become a member here. Make sure to add the 'klimjaarkaart' as well!
Please note: our meeting location will be around Namen, Belgium. During the trip you'll travel around in our bus. We'll set up a whatsapp group for people to carpool to us if they wish.
Welcome around 19h (CET) around Namen (specific location will be shared later)
- We'll discuss the planning & theoretical information
DAY 2- DAY 5: Climbing Safari to different climbing areas, with lessons every day
DAY 5: Goodbye drinks & back home
A list of the things we'll work on:
Werrie, our certified guide, will make sure you feel comfortable and share all his knowledge with you in four full days of climbing!
Interested in other trips? These are coming up too!