MULTI-PITCH ROCK CLIMBING IN FINALE LIGURE

  • Finale Ligure: one of the best climbing locations in the World
  • Sports and Trad climbing
  • Excellent training and attention to detail
  • Fun and friendly approach
  • Tailor made courses according to your level and needs

Guides specialized in organizing custom made rock climbing courses and guided trips for individuals or small groups. In multi-pitch climbing the Guide can take maximum 2 people;for groups of 3 or more single pitch climbing is more appropriate.
Finale and OltreFinale are well know to climbers from all over the World. Climbers come to the Western Ligurian Riviera all year round to climb on the many crags that together make this area one of the richest and most important climbing sites in Europe. With us you can enjoy over 100 multi-pitch routes in this wonderful Mediterranean environment, sports and trad.
The rock at Finale Ligure is a marine limestone and the variety of rock climbing is huge, from slabs, smooth and pocketed vertical walls, to steep imposing overhangs. In OltreFinale (45 minute drive from Finale), we have a great multi-pitch trad location with sandstone rock and cracks galore: Trad Paradise!
The area is very accessible being only a 30 minute drive from Genova airport (or 1 hour by train), 1 hour drive form Nice airport (or 2 hours by train), 2 hours drive from Milan (2,5 hours by train), along with plenty of accommodation that you would normally find in a popular seaside area. Finale Ligure is also a very popular place for hiking and mountain biking.

EXAMPLE ITINERARY
It is for you and your guide to decide the exact makeup of your booking however, these itinerary days shown below are an example of how a booking for this activity could be structured.

Day 1 : Getting to know you What ever your level, before we start climbing multi-pitch, we need to go though a series of routine exercises. According to your experience and if you are interested in sports climbing or trad climbing (or both), this could take from a few hours to a couple of days. These are the topics: basic climbing technique, rope work, knots, rock climbing equipment, belaying and abseiling, , placing and removing gear.
Day 2 : Multi-pitch rock climbing Depending on what was covered on day one, we will continue the basic training today, and choose a multi-pitch route that is perfect to your level.
Day 3 : Multi-pitch rock climbing Each day we will select a route that is ideal for your level.

 

 

PREREQUISITES

Novice : you would to like to learn the basics of multi-pitch rock climbing. No previous or very little climbing experience is required.
Beginner : you have some rock climbing and/or mountaineering experience and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 4c (USA 5.7) in sports climbing.
Beginner + : you have some rock climbing and/or mountaineering experience and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 5a (USA 5.8) in sports climbing.
Intermediate : you are gaining confidence in rock climbing and/or mountaineering and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 5b (USA 5.9) in sports climbing.
Intermediate + : you are gaining confidence in rock climbing and/or mountaineering and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 5c (USA 5.10a) in sports climbing.
Advanced : you are a confident rock climber and/or mountaineer and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 6a (USA 5.10b) in sports climbing.
Advanced +: you are a confident rock climber and/or mountaineer and would like to improve your skills. Your goal maybe to lead the climbing rope, or just follow. You should be able to climb up to French grade 6b (USA 5.10d) in sports climbing.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

  • Technical equipment (these items can be rented): harness, helmet, climbing shoes.
  • Personal equipment: 20 liter backpack, 1 liter water bottle, provisions (energy bars, chocolate, dried fruit, sandwiches), comfortable climbing clothes.

Make an Enquiry