Rock Climbing Courses

Rock Climbing Courses

ROCK CLIMBING & RAPPELLING COURSES IN PUERTO RICO

All our Climbing Courses are designed to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. On successful completion of these courses you will be awarded a certificate of proficiency to show that you can efficiently set your own equipment well enough to climb or Rappel.

basic rock climbingIt is important to note that each course is designed for the personal enjoyment of the sport and does not qualify the participant to teach these techniques in a professional way.

Price: $95 per person, plus tax
Included: Climbing Course Manual, Climbing Equipment
Not Included: Water, Food & Transportation
Place: Julio Enrique Monaga Park, Bayamon
Dates: Call for availability and reservations
Groups: Minimum 2 people / Maximum 10


BASIC CLIMBING COURSE

Our basic climbing course is designed to teach the complex discipline of rock climbing in a safe and efficient way. The course has a total duration of approximately 10 hours and is divided into two sections, the first being theoretical and the second practical.

The first part is an introduction to the sport where you will learn about equipment and techniques that will be put to practice during the second part of the course. You will learn to tie knots for climbing and how to safely set up ropes. We will teach you climbing techniques to help you move and progress on the rock in a safe and efficient manner.

Course Outline:
First Part
Theory

• Introduction
• Course objectives
• Climbing equipment and its uses
• Types of climbing
• Knots
• Safety in climbing area
• Ethics and Leave no trace

Second Part
Practice

• Equipment use
• Communication
• Belay technique
• Climbing techniques
• Movement on rock
• Anchor systems
• Rappelling techniques

INTERMEDIATE CLIMBING COURSE

Intermediate Rock Climbing
This course is designed for climbers who are interested in taking the next step - lead climbing. Course objectives include protection placement, efficient clipping techniques, rope management, safety in the climbing area, mental strength, anchoring skills and communication skills amongst others.

During the course, all the basics will be evaluated to ensure the climber’s knowledge in the sport. All lead climbing is done while top-roped (subject to instructor’s discretion), so you can concentrate on learning the techniques. If you're serious about lead climbing, this course is for you!

Course Outline:
• Introduction to lead climbing
• Basic climbing skills (evaluation)
• Mental Preparation
• Protection Placement
• Belaying the leader
• Catching a fall
• Falling skills
• Reading a climb
• Resting during the climb
• Anchor systems
• Rescue Techniques
• Safety in the climbing area

RAPPELLING COURSE

Rappelling
The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with the necessary tools to be able to rappel in a safe and effective manner.  This course has a total duration of 8 hours where the participant will learn and practice the different techniques used in this sport.

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate of proficiency to show that you can efficiently set your own equipment well enough to rappel. It is important to note that the course is designed for the personal enjoyment of the sport and does not qualify the participant to teach these techniques in a professional
way.

Course Description:
• Introduction to Rappelling
• Equipment
• Anchor Systems
• Rappelling Techniques
• Personal Security
• Rescue Systems

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