Introductory Rock Climbing Course

Johannesburg

Activity Description

INTRODUCTORY CLIMBING COURSE
A short walk takes us up to the natural crags, we find a comfortable shady spot to start our climbing instruction, beginning with basic rope work, knots, climbing equipment, safety, belaying and climbing techniques. The course involves top rope climbing, the perfect way to get to grips with the rock.

We concentrate on discovering your natural ability to climb. By the end of the day you should be confident enough to tackle routes in a climbing gym or belay a partner with competence. You’ll be able to relax during lunch before taking another crack at the crags, a leisurely walk back to the cars rounds off the day.

This is an adventure suitable for anyone wanting to get outdoors and experiment with the sport of rock climbing.

Arrangements

ProviderGoVertical Mountaineering & Trekking
Duration5 hours
WhenAll year round, weather dependant
WhereClimbers parking, Witwatersrand Street, Strubens Valley. GPS Co ordinates -26.1284, 27.8943
WeatherWeather dependant service
What to WearComfortable clothing to climb in.
Things to Bring• Day back pack with good, double shoulder straps as you will need to carry your own gear and refreshments in it • Takkies or climbing shoes if you have them • Comfortable clothes • Sun screen • A hat • A warm weather proof jacket • A camera • Juice and energy snacks or sweets • Light lunch/ snacks
Guests or SpectatorsUnfortunately not due to safety reasons

Requirements

Minimum Age8 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

• GoVertical Guides
• Rock Climbing Gear
• Safety equipment

Exclusions• Rock shoes

Notes

• After the basic Rock Climbing Course try the Sports Climbing Course

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