• Start date
    12-01-2024 0:00
  • End date
    16-01-2024 0:00
  • Age
    7-35 yrs
  • Total Course Day
    5 Days

Sport Climbing Course

Sport climbing is a popular type of rock climbing that involves climbing pre-planned routes on artificial surfaces by using hooks or bolts that have already been set for safety. People of all ages and skill levels like it since it is an accessible and generally safe kind of climbing. The basic skills required for secure and efficient climbing, such as rope management, knot tying, belaying, lead climbing, and risk management, are tried to teach in a sport climbing course.

A full introduction of the gear used in sport climbing, including ropes, backpack straps, harnesses, and climbing shoes, normally happens first in the course. In order to secure the rope and bind the climber to the anchor points, students will be taught how to tie essential knots like the figure-eight knot and the clove hitch. Also, they will learn how and where to properly use a belay device to control the rope and release the climber safely in the case of falling.

The following step of the course covers studying the fundamental climbing methods, including footwork, body posture, and balance. Students will discover how to properly arrange their hands and feet to climb the route as well as how to balance by using their body weight. Also, they will learn how to navigate the various stages of the trip with ease and efficiency, minimize unnecessary fatigue. Students will start practicing lead climbing after mastering the fundamental methods, which involves climbing a route while tying the rope to pre-positioned anchors. This type of climbing is more difficult and calls for careful consideration of rope management and risk management. In order to climb, students will learn how to clip the rope into the anchors. how to properly manage the rope, and how to assess the risk of a fall and take appropriate measures to minimize it.

Students will also learn the value of risk management and how to analyze the risks of climbing throughout the course. This can require learning about the many types of rock and their characteristics, how to analyze the protection, and how to create a climbing route with the lowest possible risk.

Sport climbing classes cover technical skills such as how to communicate effectively with your partner, how to perform a safety check before climbing, and how to handle emergencies, in addition to basic safety techniques. Students will learn how to provide basic first aid as well as recognise the symptoms of dehydration, heat exhaustion, and other common climbing accidents.

The majority of sport climbing courses combine theoretical and practical instruction, giving students the chance to develop their skills in a safe environment before trying a real climb. Experienced climbers or certified instructors who have a thorough understanding of the sport and can offer pupils insightful advice frequently teach the courses. In conclusion, taking a sport climbing course is a great method to acquire the core abilities needed for secure and effective sport climbing. There is a course out there that can help you achieve your goals, regardless of whether you are a beginner wishing to try out the sport for the first time or an experienced climber looking to improve your skills. With the appropriate instruction, tools, and attitude, anyone can enjoy the thrill and challenge of sport climbing.

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Telephone with address and next of kin, Parent/Guardian (in the event of an accident).

The proof of identity must be certified by Sub-Divisional Magistrate or a Gazetted Officer.

MEDICAL FORM (Certificate)

Consent and Statements

  • I have read the rules and regulations of Indian Himalayan Centre for Adventure and Eco-Tourism (IHCAE), Sikkim relating to the courses of training in Mountaineering/Adventure/Search & Rescue/ Method of Instruction/ Guide/Skiing and have fully understood the meaning and significance of the same. The above entries have been made by me and they are true and correct. I also declare that I have not attended the same course earlier/ and not applying for the repetition of the course.
  • I hereby certify that all the entries are correct in every respect. In case of deaths, accident or injury of any form, the Institute or any of its staff will not be held in any manner wholly or partially responsible.
Price (INR) ₹5000.00
  • Students
    0 enrolled of 25
  • Course / group name
    Sport Climbing Course / Elementary Sport Climbing Course
  • Location
    IHCAE Sikkim

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