INDOOR COURSES

 

Sport Climbing Level 1

The purpose of this course is give participants an enjoyable, safe and informative introduction to sport climbing.The course is designed for people with no prior knowledge of sport climbing. Participants will be introduced to: equipment, climbing techniques, checking procedures, belaying and climbing calls.
Prerequisite: Participants must be at least be 16 years old.
 

To pass the course, instructors must demonstrate the following course requirements:
- Correct harness usage
- Correct tie-in technique using the figure-of-8 knot
- Correct belay technique using a friction device
- Correct use of climbing calls
- Perform pre-climb checks(partners check) 

The following will be taught during the course:
- Introduction to the Sport of Climbing
- Development of climbing in World and Macedonia
- Concept of climbing
- Traditional climbing
- Sport Climbing
- Bouldering
- Lead / Top-rope

- Introduction of Climbing Equipment (usage, care, limitation)
- Tie-in Knot (usage, limitation, dressing)
- Belaying Technique (5 steps belay) using friction devices
- Basic Climbing Technique
- Use of handholds - pinch, grip, underhand, side pull, sloper, pocket
- Use of footholds - edging, smearing
- Basic wall configuration - corners, overhangs, slabs, roof

Top-rope and Lead Climbing
Course Review
The coast of courses is 7.500 denars. 

 

Sport Climbing Level 2

This course is designed as a follow on from the Sport Climbing Course Level 1. This is a 2 day course that builds and teaches a progression into lead climbing on artificial climbing walls. Participants on this course should be confident in all the techniques covered at Level One before undertaking this more advanced level course. Participants are strongly recommended to be sufficiently skilled to comfortably climb French grade 6a routes before signing up for this course.

Prerequisite: Participants must be at least be 14 years old and possess MSCF Level 1 certification.

To pass the course, instructors must demonstrate the following course requirements:
- Confident with lead climbing on an easy route
- Correct placement of protection points on a lead climb
- Correct belaying of a lead climber using a friction device
- Correct top-out technique on fixed anchor
- Conduct proper pre-climb checks
- Correct use of climbing calls
- Safe equipment handling

The following will be taught during the course:
- Introduction to Lead Climbing
- Equipment Required for Lead Climbing (usage, care, limitation)
- Knots (usage, limitation, dressing)
- Double Figure of 8 knot
- Tape knot

Belaying a Lead Climber using friction devices
- Giving slack & taking-in
- Belaying stance
- Arresting a climber's fall
- Dynamic Belaying
- Rope handling & management

Lead Climbing & Techniques
- Top-out Technique

Course Review
The coast of courses is 7.500 denars