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.

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 April at Kourtelorotsos

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

17-18 April at Kourtelorotsos

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

24-25 April 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
  • Abseiling (Rappelling)
  • Complete single-pitch climbing
  • Safe retreat
  • Lead fall and how to catch a fall

Theoretical lessons that will be taught:

  • Concept, philosophy and evolution of rock climbing
  • Climbing history in 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
  • Climbing equipment & clothing (selection, use and maintenance)
  • Communication code between climbing partners
  • Possible hazards in climbing areas and how to face them
  • 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

is available only on the first or second day of the course 

85.00

Weekend rock climbing

is available only on the first weekend of the course

150.00

Full course

is complete when a participant does at least five out of the six days

400.00

Included in the price:

  • Rock climbing instructor RCI UK, Physical Education & Sports graduate
  • The use of climbing equipment except climbing shoes
  • Gift voucher worth €40 for the purchase of personal harness and helmet before the start of the Course from Get Out outdoor store – www.getout.cy (valid only for participants in the full Course for the purchase of the set)

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)