5 days program for beginners

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5 days of climbing training for beginners will help you to gain basic knowledge about climbing technique, rules by belaying, the most important knots, rappel, personal safety on the rock. Includes 5 different climbing crags round Sofia with return every evening.

Itinerary:

Day 1

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation place and driven to the exit point for climbing crag Komini in Vitosha mountain. After 20-30 minutes approach we will reach our goal. Follows introduction of the climbing and learning/teaching of basic knot (figure 8). Than you will have opportunity to climb easy route on top rope. You will learn how to use belay device. Till the rest of the day you will climb few different route and practice belaying. Your instructor will take care for your safety all the time. The goal is to acquire habits of moving on the rock and belaying your partner. Than you will be driven back to your accommodation place. Approximate duration of the day 8 hours.

Day 2

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation place and driven to Lakatnik – 60km away. Approach 15min. Today you will learn lead climbing and how to deal with the climbing gear. Climbing different easy routes. The goal of the day is to get use to lead and proper use of quickdrows. Travel back to Sofia. Approximate duration of the day 8 – 10 hours.

Day 3

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation place and driven to Bozhenitsa – 90km away. 10 min approach. Today you will continue practicing lead climbing under supervision of your instructor and learn rappel/abseil and some additional knots. Travel back to Sofia. Approximate duration of the day 8 – 10 hours.

Day 4

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation place and driven to Borovets – 80km away. Approach 10 min. Today you will continue develop your abilities combine all the knowledge, which you have acquired so far. Your instructor is there to help and encourage every single move. At the end of the day you will be driven back to Sofia. Approximate duration of the day 8 – 10 hours.

Day 5

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation place and driven to Komshtitsa – 80km away. There is no approach. Today continue practicing your skills trying harder routes. (Optional: learning how to fall on the rope without injuries, to overcome the fear of falling and to believe to the gear). Goal of the day is to establish your skills and knowledge into self-confident independent sport climber. Return to Sofia. Approximate duration of the day 8 – 10 hours.

Prices:

  • One person –    600€
  • Two persons –   450€ per person
  • Three persons – 380€ per person
  • Four persons –   330€ per person

The Price includes:

  • Professional climbing instructor
  • Transportation to the climbing crag and back
  • The whole necessary climbing gear
  • Rescue Insurance for the period of the program

The Price excludes:

  • Climbing shoes
  • Food / lunch package
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratitude to your instructor
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Important notices:

*To be satisfied and enjoy these activities you have to be suitable dressed (sports clothes), to have proper shoes (trainers or hiking shoes), to carry at least 1.5l of water with and lunch package, to have sun protection cream, sun glasses. For best personal achievement is most relevant to take part at least 2 persons. In this case the directions of your instructor will be most useful.

**This program take place from March till December. The locations could be changed due to too hot, too cold or rainy weather. The activities include only sport climbing.

***The program can be cancelled or rescheduled for another day, or can be accomplished in not consecutive days, because of bad weather conditions.

****Contact us and we will design the most suitable program for you, based on your skills and knowledge.

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