Announcing a Sport Climbing Introduction Course
April 27, 2022

Ericeira Boulder together with Sintra Climbing Tours announcing the first Sport Climbing Introduction Course in Ericeira.

The course will have the total duration of 5 days, with 1 day of theory and 4 days with theory and practice in the rock.

The rock outings with happen in either Sintra or Cascais depending on the weather conditions.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Everyone that is interested in starting to practice sport climbing safely and with the orientation of professionals. Also for those that want to perfect or remember the basic techniques of climbing.

GOAL: Make the student autonomous in single pitch climbing routes with bottom and top access.

INCLUDES: all the gear, transfers, study materials, insurance and a certified instructor.


1. Introduction

2. Climbing context

3. Basic climbing notions

3.1 Vertical progression

3.2 Shock force and fall factor

4. Gear

4.1 Helmets

4.2 Harnesses

4.3 Climbing shoes

4.4 Quick draws

4.6 Ropes

4.7 Carabiners

4.8 Sling

5. Knots

6. Basic manoeuvres in climbing

6.1 Top-rope climbing

6.2 Lead climbing

6.3 Top manoeuvre

6.4 Joints assembly

6.5 Abseiling