Course Description

Escape from everyday routine, get away from the ordinary and join us to experience this exciting activity that is loved by children and adults. Anyone in relatively good physical condition can participate in the course. No prior experience or special skills are required. The course aims to introduce participants to the magical world of climbing and provide them with theoretical and practical knowledge that is necessary in order to be able, after completion of the course to enjoy their favourite activity in maximum safety conditions without supervision by an instructor.

The course takes place at Diarizos climbing site (Kourtellorotsos) and Inia climbing site (Gerakopetra), in Pafos district.

Time and place of lessons may change at any time before or during the course for various reasons (i.e. weather conditions, climbing ability of participants, number of participants etc.)

Next scheduled course:

The three weekends of the full course:
10-11 October at Kourtelorotsos

10:00-16:00 Kourtelorotsos climbing site, Dhiarizos river, Pafos district: practice & theory

17-18 October at Dhiarizos river

10:00-16:00 Kourtelorotsos climbing site, Dhiarizos river, Pafos district: practice & theory

24-25 October at Gerakopetra

10:00-16:00 Gerakopetra climbing site, Inia, Pafos district: practice & theory

Practical lessons that will be taught:

  • Preparation and warm up for climbing
  • Basic climbing techniques
  • Rope handling, knots & equipment use
  • Belaying techniques with various belay devices
  • Top rope climbing and belaying
  • Lead climbing and belaying
  • Climbing as second and belaying the second from a belay point
  • Abseiling (Rappeling)
  • Single-pitch and multi-pitch climbing
  • Creating a belay point and safe retreat
  • Safe falling

Theoretical lessons that will be taught:

  • Concept, philosophy and evolution of mountaineering and rock climbing
  • History of climbing in the various parts of the world
  • Introduction to free rock climbing
  • The role of physical condition in climbing performance
  • The role of mental training in climbing performance
  • Getting acquainted with climbing equipment & clothing
  • Selection, use and maintenance of climbing equipment
  • Communication code between climbing partners
  • Basic nutrition guidelines for people who exercise
  • Basic principles of First Aid
  • Possible hazards in climbing areas and how to face them
  • Complete climbing procedure
  • Mountaineering ethics and environmental behavior
  • Climbing. Just a sport or a way of life?

How to reserve

If you wish to reserve your space, book now or contact us for more details.

One Day rock climbing


1 day


Weekend rock climbing


1 weekend


Full course


3 weekends


Included in the price:

  • Tuition fees
  • The use of climbing equipment except climbing shoes

Not included:

  • Transportation costs to and from the climbing sites
  • Accommodation & food expenses (We usually stay in tents. Participants can also overnight in low cost rooms if they wish)