Stay safe while rock climbing!

ORTOVOX Safety Academy @achensee

Learning the fundamentals of rock climbing will not only help you stay safe, you will also get so much more pleasure from your vertical adventures. The "ORTOVOX Safety Academy" alpine summer courses are designed to teach you the essential skills: planning, how to tie knots, rope management, belay techniques, abseiling, etc. Learn how to minimize your exposure to risk and how to avoid emergencies. The aim of these courses is to assist you in developing the correct techniques, knowledge and confidence to complete your first independent climbing tour (Climbing Basic) or progress into climbing multi-pitch routes (Climbing Advanced & Alpine Climbing).

Climbing Basic: 1 day rock climbing course
Are you new to climbing or looking to transition from indoor to outdoor climbing? Designed for returners and indoor climbers, this course teaches you the essential skills such as belaying, rope management, and technique. Plus, the guides share equipment tips and explain specific skills required for outdoor climbing.
Climbing Advanced: 2-day multi-pitch climbing
You are already climbing grade 5 routes in the bouldering gym or crag and now you want to tackle multi-pitch routes in alpine terrain? This course assists mountains sports enthusiasts who already climb independently to develop the skills required for safely climbing multi-pitch routes.
Alpine Climbing: 3-day alpine climbing
Designed for climbers who have basic multi-pitch climbing experience, this course teaches additional skills required for climbing alpine routes: approach, navigation skills, advanced belay techniques, using passive protection, avoiding alpine hazards, and risk assessment.
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