Traditional Climbing Course

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Traditional Climbing is not only the base of technical mountaineering but also the core skill of rock climbing. The difference of Traditional climbing and Sport Climbing is you need place the anchor by yourself. You will get the higher freedom because traditional climbing does not limit by the anchor.You may had been climb in the gym or top rope climbing outdoor for a while. This course is designed for you!



We will begin by reviewing the basic skill of climbing such as knots, belaying...etc. Following the the most important part is how to place the protection device. The student will doing mock leading means lead climbing with another belay rope. This Course will cover the most skills of traditional climbing. The main characteristics is lots of practices and instructor feedback.  


This course will focus on single pitch trad climbing. May cover some topics about multi pitch climbing but these topics will not in operate practice section.

Course Outline

  •   Basic Climbing Skill Review: 3H Safety Check, Belay Skill, Basic Konts.
  •   Climbing Protection Placement : STARS Principle, The use method of different protection device.
  •   Mock Leading : Traditional lead climbing with belay rope. Instructor will offer individual feedback.
  •   Anchoring : Build up the anchor with traditional gear.
  •   Top Belay : Build up the personal belay station and belay the follower.
  •   Self Rescue : The skills of fundamental self rescue in trad climbing conditions.
  •   Clean Anchor : The method of return by rappelling safely.

Notice : The real course material will various base on student condition.

 

Course Schedule : 14th~15th, April & 21st~23rd, April, 2018 (5 days course)


Course Register : Please click >>  ZA course register system


Course Location : Long Dong Climbing Area, Taiwan.


Course Tuition : NT$ 12000 

                             (Tuition included instructor fee, insurance, Trad climbing gear, lunch)


Course Pre Requirement:

  • Can climbing YDS 5.7 of top roped climbing
  • Know how to do top roped belay

Group Size : 3-6


Attender Gear List : 
  • Helmet (Certified by UIAA)
  • Climbing Harness  (Certified by UIAA)
  • Belay Device (Could be use for Double Rappelling)
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Camming Device(Friends): 14mm~52mm (Ex: Black Diamond C4 - Size #0.3~#2)
  • Nuts : One Set (Ex:Black Diamond Stopper Set)  
  • Quick Draw : 6 pcs
  • 60cm sling : 4 pcs (Suggest made by Dyneema)
  • 120cm sling : 2 pcs (Suggest made by Nylon)
  • Pear Shape Locking Carabiner x 4 (Certified by UIAA)
  • Non Locking Carabiner x 12 (Certified by UIAA)
  • 7mm Accessory Cory x 7m long  (Certified by UIAA) - ZA can help to buy
  • 6mm Sawn Prusik Loop x 35cm long (Ex:Sterling Rope - 13.5" Hollow Block) - ZA can help to buy
  • Rain Coat
  • Warm Jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterbottle
  • Headlamp