routes renovation - climbing

Want to be one of the very few people able

to renovate sport climbing routes safely?

 

For advanced climbers wanting to grow their know-how in a safe and reliable way we are offering a one-day workshop with a specialist willing to share all his hard acquired knowledge.

Duration: 1 day Sat. or Sun.

Wo: Furka Gebiet, Schweiz

Wann: July 2021

Price: CHF 290.- p.P.

Date: March to November


Free places left

Adventure ID: 04/202101

Country/Region: Switzerland, Uri

Meeting point: Erstfeld, 6472

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Participants: 3-8 guests

Services: 1x vegetarian lunch, group material

Requirements: 

Climbing difficulty: 6b+

Your adventure guide: 


Paul

Mountain Guide with Confederation Certificate

Intended schedule:


09:00

From the meeting point we gently walk up to the climbing wall where the workshop will be held. 

The day is divided in two modules.

Theory Module:

  • Basics of bolting
  • Historical background
  • Silent law of the bolter
  • Equipment
  • Rock evaluation
  • General safety

 

12:00 

Picnic style vegetarian lunch and small break.

Practical Module:

  • Renovation and testing types of passive protection
  • Tips and tricks for bolting on lead
  • Evaluating old and new passive protection
  • Environmental consciousness while renovating routes

 

Non-climbers are welcome to join the workshop, although we recommend participants to have a climbing level of at least 6b+.

Execution: 

We will confirm if the tour is taking place per e-mail latest:

if it's a weekend tour 1 day before it begins (from 11:00)

if it's a multi day tour 2 days before it begins (from 17:00)

After the tour: 

We'll email you direct links to the photo upload/download and our feedback form.

Material



Clothing:

  • Soft shell or fleece jacket
  • Climbing pants, t-shirt and sweater
  • Light rain jacket


Miscellaneous:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and lip cream, sun hat
  • Water bottle
  • Ev. camera
  • Sturdy shoes for the approach
  • Backpack (20-30l)


Technical equipment:

  • Helmet
  • Climbing shoes (tight but comfortable)
  • Climbing harness with 2 HMS carabiners
  • Climbing set (1 HMS carabiner, belay/rappel device, 1 set of 6 quickdraws, webbing sling 60 cm, belay station sling, prusik sling)
  • Other climbing material, if available


Catering:

  • Snacks: These will be eaten between breakfast and dinner, so pack enough for the days of the tour. Dried fruit, chocolate, cheese, wholemeal bread and energy bars suit well. To avoid your backpack from being too heavy, try not to bring too much food with you.
  • Lunch: Vegetarian picnic style lunch is included in this tour. As a commitment to animal welfare, we do not offer fish/meat. We still try our best to keep the menu as exciting as possible despite logistical difficulties. Please notify us in advance of any special dietary needs.


Covid-19 measures:

  • 100ml disinfectant
  • Protective masks (2 per day)


Rental equipment:

  • Climbing harness, CHF 20.00
  • Helmet, CHF 15.00
  • Climbing set, CHF 20.00

Before the tour:

It is mandatory to read the last information about your tour 1 day before the tour starts (from 11am). We will email you at the mentioned time.

Free places left

On request

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Any question left?

Not sure if your skills fulfill the requirements above?

I will be happy to help you!

Stefania

travel@expedtribe.com

+41 766 10 10 26

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