Chaleux (Dinant) guided rock climbing

Chaleux, at the Lesse valley (Belgium) is a great option for multi-pitch rock climbing. Join Christophe, certified climbing instructor, for 1 or 2 days.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    The Aiguilles de Chaleux are found in a majestic environment, at the Lesse valley, near Dinant (Belgium). They are rocky blades rising at a meander of rivers. There are plenty of rocky cliffs and forests in the area.

    The “blades” are in fact 50 to 70 meters high, and they form splendid narrow ridges. Note that this massif is not apt for large groups since climbing is essentially of multi-pitch routes on the rope with others.

    I suggest to take either one or two days for this trip. Depending on your time available, I will decide the program for you to fully enjoy the trip. Of course I will also consider your physical shape and your experience to set the level, which can be from easy to sustained.

    I really like guiding my friends and clients on this trip because:
    – The views over the Lesse valley are beautiful
    – It’s ideal for multi-pitch routes with 2 to 3 people on the rope
    – It’s a great aerial climb right above the river.

    Freyr is another excellent option for rock climbing, with over 600 routes to choose from. Have a look at it!

    Interested in doing some rock climbing at Chaleux? Then please contact me to book this trip! It will be my pleasure taking you to this beautiful destination. 

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    Price per person, per day

     
    Group of 1
    300 EUR

    Group of 2
    150 EUR

    Group of 3
    100 EUR

    Group of 4
    75 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     The price indicated is for a day trip. If you want to leave for 1/2 day (only possible on weekdays), the price is 180€, to be divided by the number of participants. If you are not a member of an alpine club, you will have to pay the access to the rock (12€ for adults, 6€ under 18 years old). Equipment rental is 5€ per person (harness, helmet, belaying device, life line, quickdraws, rope).
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Beginner

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Meeting point

    Parking along the street (Aiguilles de Chaleux).

    Accommodation

    There are hotels, lodges and campings nearby.

    More info

    - If conditions are favorable, we can also practice rock climbing during the rest of the year.

    - Try to book at least 5 days before climbing days.

    - I'll take maximum 4 climbers with me (depending on the program). If you come with a larger group, I'll be coming with another rock climbing instructor.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I discovered the mountain with my parents at a young age thanks to hiking and alpine skiing. Around 12 years old, I started climbing, and it rapidly became a real passion, allowing me to live moments of intense adventure and escape. I dedicated most of my free time to it, which allowed me to reach a good level fast.

    The Wallonie rocks, and particularly Freyr, are a great school to train for walls abroad like the large walls in Verdon, the Calanques and Chamonix. My passion took me then to alpinism, ski touring, ice climbing, canyoning. After my studies, I took 2 long initiating travels to Latin America, traveling the Andes range from Ecuador to Patagonia, by foot and cycling, down the Southern route. This exceptional experience woke up a new passion in me: traveling, discovering large spaces, different cultures and civilisations, to meet others and to get to know myself.

    After sharing this passion with my friends and family, I discovered the urge to make of it a real profession. I started studying to become a climbing and alpinism instructor (UPMM certification). My studies in Physical Education and Physiotherapy gave me extra knowledge of physiology, pedagogy and traumatology.

    I supervised my first climbing and alpinism trainings in the Club Alpin Belge. I then became a teacher at the CAB - a Federation for many educations destined for members, future instructors and physical education teachers. I was hired at the Federation-CAB as an education coordinator in 2003, then technical director in 2005. The 7 years spent at the CAB strengthened my technical, pedagogical and management abilities. In 2011, I decided to change my orientation and return to the "field", working again in the organisation of trainings, trips, expeditions...

    My motto: professionalism, friendliness and above all pleasure!

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Christophe Lehner

     

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    Quentin Gueuning
    Christophe was an excellent guide! He choose a climbing spot that suited our group perfectly and was very helpful in teaching us how to climb.
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    Rebecca Smart
    We had a great day on the rocks with Christophe. He made it fun and challenging and was able to cater for the different climbing levels in our group. Thanks!
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