Climbing courses

 

The following courses are suggestions and can be offered both in Sweden and abroad. Should you want a completely customized course you are welcome with a request. All courses can be held in English. The Swedish Climbing Association (SKF, www.klatterforbundet.se) has certified all of our instructors. All necessary equipment is included in the courses below. Prices are per person; travel, food and living costs are not included.

 

Beginnerís course 2nd/toproping 2 days:

This is a course that focuses on letting you getting comfortable with top roping together with climbers at the same level or climbing as a 2nd with a climber at a higher level. You will get accustomed with the equipment and learn appropriate climbing techniques. This is a variant on the course below, which includes more rope techniques but gives you less time on each part. This is to flatten out the learning curve and to consolidate your knowledge for toprope climbing. All beginners are welcome. We allow a maximum of 4 students per instructor.

 

Price: 2100kr

 

Beginnerís course according to SKF Norms, 2 days:

This course is similar to the one above but with extra focus on seconding, building stances and rappelling. A little more for you to learn in the same time, i.e. less time on each part of the course. All beginners are welcome. We allow a maximum of 3 students per instructor.

 

Price: 2100kr

 

Lead climbing course 2 days:

This is a course for you who want to move on to ďthe sharp endĒ of the rope. You want to learn more about nut placements, ropedrag and fall factors. You want to know more about how to build different stances, climbing techniques and how to overcome your fear when leading. Appropriate level to attend this course is if you have gone through one of the above courses and had some experience over a season with top roping. We allow a maximum of 3 students per instructor.

 

Price: 2100kr

 

Extra long beginnerís course according to SKF Norms, 3-5 days:

This is like the second beginnerís course above but with extra time to consolidate everything. You also get the chance to climb and rappel multipitch routes. If there is ambition we could also take the step into lead climbing. Courses available in Norway and Spain. All beginners are welcome. We allow a maximum of 3 students per instructor.

 

Price: 2900-4500kr

 

Extended course according to SKF Norms, 2-5 days:

This course is made more or less to your request. Afterwards you should be able to lead climb multipitch routes with less experienced climbers. You should also be able to take part in easier artificial climbing as a 2nd, know several different belay methods and multipitch rappels and more! We can focus on the parts that you want to learn more about or feel you lack confidence. All necessary equipment is included but you are expected to have your personal kit such as harness, shoes and friction brake. We allow a maximum of 3 students per instructor.

 

Price: 2000-4000kr

 

Self-Rescue part 1 according to SKF Norms, 1 day:

On this course you learn, with normal lead climbing equipment, how to escape the system, assisted hoist, 3:1 and 6:1 systems, evacuate an injured person in certain situations, descend safely with an injured person etc. To participate in this course you should have climbed one or two years and know most of the equipment intimately and its performance. All necessary equipment is included but you are expected to have your personal kit such as harness, shoes and friction brake. We allow a maximum of 4 students per instructor.

 

Price: 950kr

 

Self-Rescue part 2 according to SKF Norms, 1 day:

We extend your repertoire from part 1 and try more complicated scenarios. You learn how to relocate your stance and how to move an injured person on a traverse. To take this course you need to have gone through part 1 or have the equivalent knowledge through training on your own. All necessary equipment is included but you are expected to have your personal kit such as harness, shoes and friction brake. We allow a maximum of 4 students per instructor.

 

Price: 950kr

Climbing excursions, NEW!

We are arranging climbing excursions together with www.klatterskolan.se Booking is available on their homepage (click on "kurser-klätterutfäder"). 3h/occasion. Have you taken a course but feel insecure about getting out on your own? This is your chance to use your knowledge under the supervision of a certified instructor and maybe learn some more!

Price 300:-

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