OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING: MODULE 2

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Course description

Price: R$650/person

Location: Cantagalo and Humaita, Rio de Janeiro
Duration: 2 days (6 hours per day)
Climbing ability: Beginner
Fitness demand: Moderate

Outdoor Rock Climbing: Module 2 focuses on developing your versatility as a climber. You will learn not only new techniques for specific situations, but also how to train and develop your skills, and how to set yourself up for success on a climb. The module is also an opportunity to further practice and master the safety procedures learned in Outdoor Rock Climbing: Module 1

If completed together with Module 1, the student earns a certificate of completion recognized by the state mountain federation (FEMERJ). Together, the two courses satisfy the pre-requisites of many of our other courses, such as Multi-Pitch Lead Climbing, and allow the student to participate in our guided climbs

The course is 100% practical - you will learn all concepts on the rock and immediately have the opportunity to practice them

 
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Course details

The second part of our introductory Outdoor Rock Climbing course, Module 2 is about expanding your technical abilities as a climber. You will be introduced to overhanging, chimney and friction routes, and will review and practice the safety procedures learned in Module 1

You can expect to leave the course confident in your ability to safely and successfully take on any type of route!

What you will learn
Review of essential climbing skills, procedures, and knots
Chimney climbing techniques
Friction climbing techniques
Sport climbing and technique training
Long day multi-pitch: preparation and execution
Sport ethics

Where you will climb
Morro do Cantagalo
Chaminé do Prego
Contraforte do Corcovado
Plato da Lagoa

Prerequisites
Outdoor Rock Climbing: Module 1, or equivalent experience
All fitness levels are welcome
Children 10 years and older can participate when booking together with an adult

Duration
Two days, approximately 6 hours per day

Price
R$650 per person
Maximum instructor to participant ratio is 1:2


Availability and booking

The course is typically offered Saturdays and Sundays in the morning period. Start times vary according to the time of year

Please use our booking system to confirm scheduling and availability

If the dates you want are not available, please reach out to us to check the possibility of running the course on your preferred dates


What is included

Certified rock climbing instructor

Your individual rock climbing equipment: rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay/rappel device and accessories. Please indicate your sizes in the booking form

Collective rock climbing equipment: rope, quickdraws and anchor building equipment


What you should bring each day

Water (1.5L per person) and snacks

Sunscreen and bug repellent

Backpack to carry your belongings and keep your hands and arms free. Handbags and shoulder bags are not permitted

Wear outdoor shoes with good traction on rock. Flip-flops and casual sandals should be avoided


Where we meet

Day 1: Close to the Cantagalo metro station, on the street Professor Gastão Baiana

 

Day 2: In the Humaita neighbourhood, at the end of the street Rua Viuva Lacerda

 

 

Keep these in mind


Participant responsibilities

You are an equal partner in the safety and success of your climbing experience. Ensure that you read and understand your responsibilities as a participant

Assumption of risk

It is impossible to eliminate all risks associated with climbing. Our goal is to minimize your risk, but ultimately you must assume full responsibility for your participation. Ensure that you read and understand our assumption of risk terms

Cancellation and rescheduling policy

Read our cancellation and rescheduling policy to understand what happens if you need to change your plans or if the conditions on the reserved day are not suitable for your chosen activity

 

Secure online booking

Booking is easy. Course availability is reflected live in the system. Making your booking will secure your dates and you can contact us at any time to ask questions, discuss options and finalize details!