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Begin / Inter rock climbing Margalef, Spain

PremierOnline > Sean James Mountaineering > Begin / Inter rock climbing Margalef, Spain

City Barcelona
Date 20 March 2023, Monday
Time 09:00 am*
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Registration closed on 31.01.2023 11:59 PM.
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This 5 day climbing holiday in Margalef, Spain can either be an introduction to rock climbing or an opportunity to improve your climbing technique outdoors.
It is suitable for anyone from beginners up to 7a.
The rock at Margalef is limestone and there are 1000s of different routes to choose. The aspects of each area is different so we can climb in the shade and in the sun. Everything is bolted and the holds are typically pockets. If you are lucky you will get to see world famous climbers on the hardest rock climb in the world.
We will learn to use all the equipment required that you need for rock climbing, focusing on effective and safe belaying of a lead climber and the technique for proper leading routes in different types of rock.
We also learn skills for becoming a self-sufficient climber, like setting up a top-rope, cleaning routes with different anchor systems and a range of climbing techniques like abseiling.
We will be based in Margalef, a world class destination for climbers, but will also be able to visit and climb in the nearby crags of Siurana as well as hiking and exploring the Spanish villages and wineries on rest day.
See FAQ & Download section for further information

Individual Categories / Events Price (AED)
18 - 99 Years, Male
18 - 99 Years, Female
Prices shown include VAT where applicable.
  • What is included in the price

    Invitation letter for visa if required. We send this to you as soon as we get your payment and passport copy.
    All instruction and guiding during the week.

    Optional extras
    Rental equipment.

  • What is not included

    International flight
    Personal climbing gear but that can be rented
    Accommodation and meals during the course. Suggested places to stay can be provided.

  • Who will be my leader

    Sean has lived in Dubai for 12 years and splits his time between here and the Pyrenees.
    He has led 4 expeditions to the summit of Everest and 15 expeditions to mountains over 8000m as well as many around the globe.
    He has also repointed 8b+ on rock.
    If we employ further guides they will be qualified and experienced mountain guides or mountaineering instructors.

  • What equipment do I need

    When you sign up we go through everything that you will need.
    Our connections with retailers will give you a discount and ensure you look good and are safe.
    • Day rucksack
    • Climbing shoes
    • Warm jacket
    • Harness
    • Helmet
    • Chalk Bag
    We can provide assistance with obtaining equipment not normally stocked by retail outlets. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us but, for this expedition, we strongly recommend that you purchase your own personal equipment and test it before departure.
    We will also check any equipment you have before you depart each morning.

  • What level of experience do I need

    Participants vary and we try to steer similar abilities to the same course.
    No prior climbing or trekking experience is needed for most of the groups just a basic level of fitness.
    However once you sign up we expect you to take regular exercise and treks in the build up.
    This not only helps you but gives the team deeper strength.

  • What are your contact details

    Sean lives in Dubai and the Pyrenees and as he is guiding the trips he is frequently travelling.
    All messages will be responded to as quickly as possible.
    Try these different options
    Whatsapp +447507886417
    UAE +971585528611
    FR +33645518199
    SP +34605128807
    [email protected]

    Zoom is also available

  • Can I see more pictures and examples of the things that you do?

    Of course, email us at [email protected] for a link to more galleries

  • Accommodation ?

    Everybody has different tastes and budgets so we leave the booking of accommodation to you.
    We have suggestions and can help you to find something suitable.

  • Travelling to my base for the week

    Most of our courses in the Pyrenees are centred around Font Romeu, Andorra, and the national parks here.
    The nearest airports are Barcelona or Lleida.
    You can also hire a car to get here or arrange a pickup.
    All of our courses start on a Monday so make sure you arrive on at least the Sunday before.
    If you have booked a bespoke course or an extension that covers the weekend we will send separate instructions.
    Other airports that are possible are Toulouse, Girona

  • Are the weeks suitable for children?

    We can offer tailored weeks for children. Please let us know in advance as we would need to match suitable guests.

  • What does the equipment rental package include ?

    • Chalk Bag
    • Day rucksack
    • Harness
    • Helmet
    • Climbing Shoes

  • What other courses do you offer in 2023?

    This is the complete list for winter / spring 2023 in the Catalunya area
    They are all available on PremierOnline. We also offer expeditions and summer courses.

    9 Mountain Expedition Training - Font Romeu, Pyrenees 5 days
    16 Advanced Mountain Expedition Training - Font Romeu, Pyrenees 5 days
    23 Ski touring & mountaineering in the Eastern Pyrenees, France, Spain and Andorra 5 days
    30 Mountain Fitness Training - Font Romeu, Pyrenees 5 days

    6 Ice Climbing - Font Romeu, Pyrenees 5 days
    13 Advanced Mountain Expedition Training - Font Romeu 5 days
    20 Mountain Expedition Training - Andorre 5 days
    27 Bouldering in Albarracin, Montserrat, Spain 5 days

    6 Mountain Fitness Training - Font Romeu 5 days
    13 Hiking and Via Ferrata in Catalunya - 5 days
    20 Beginners / Intermediate rock climbing in Margalef, Spain 5 days
    27 Multipitch rock climbing in Catalunya, 5 days

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