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Introductory bouldering course in Lesachtal

Join Josef, an IFMGA certified guide, on this basic 6-day bouldering course. You will learn and practice basic techniques in the Obergail Valley.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodSep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Have you always wanted to try bouldering? Would you like to climb without ropes and harnesses? Then join me on this 6-day bouldering course in Lesachtal and learn all you need to know about this exciting activity!

Bouldering reduces climbing to the minimum. Climbing shoes, magnesium and a boulder mat are enough to start climbing small and larger boulders. The challenge lies in the sum of single moves and not in the height to be overcomed.

We will stay at the Hepi Lodge. From there, we will drive to the Obergailer Valley to learn and practice bouldering techniques. You can check the day by day itinerary below this text.

We will start the first moves without much effort. I will teach you various climbing techniques. Also, I think moderate bouldering is an ideal way to inspire children for climbing. They can enjoy the experience without long explanations on rope and safety technology.

This course takes place from Thursdays to Sundays. The content will be the following:

  • Bouldering techniques
  • Boulder creation
  • Spotting
  • Tips and tricks when bouldering

So, if you are interested on this bouldering course, contact me! I will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the program. You can also check my via ferrata day tour in Millnatzen. It’s also great fun!

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Accommodation

Hepi Lodge - Room with 3 beds

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Equipment: • Climbing shoes •Magnesium • Boulder mat. On request the equipment can also be borrowed.

Meeting point

Hepi Lodge, Obergail

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Itinerary

Day 1: Hepi Lodge

We will meet at the Hepi Lodge. Dinner and equipment check.

Day 2: Basic bouldering tecniques-Practice

After breakfast, we will drive to the Obergailer Valley and find simple boulders to learn and practice the basic techniques. • Chilling at the camp fire where we will cook our food.
Creating your own Boulder. Dinner and beer.

Day 3 to 5: Bouldering-Obergailer Valley

After breakfast, back to bouldering (alternatively, in a different area). We will increase the difficulty of our boulders and create new ones. Lunch box. At 3 pm, goodbye at the Hepi Lodge with a nice coffee.

Day 6: Bouldering-Obergailer Valley

After breakfast, we will go back to bouldering in the Obergailer Valley.
We will create new ones or try those from the first day that we have not yet removed. Lunch box. At 3 pm, goodbye at the Hepi Lodge with a nice coffee


About the guide

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I’m a IFMGA certified mountain guide and a nature lover. I was born in 1983 and I studied Cultural and social anthropology at the Vienna University.

Mountains, water, cultures have been always my passion. That’s why I’m a mountain, ski, canyoning and rafting guide, also a ski instructor and a snowboard enthusiast.

Helene and myself are the owners of the Hepi lodge. A space for mountaineers, climbers, skiing enthusiasts where besides offering the accommodation service we proposed varied programmes of different activities: rock climbing, ski touring, canyoning, hiking tours.

I guide most of my time in Lesachtal Valley: St Lorenzen, St Jakob, Birnbaum, Karnische Alps and Lienz Dolomites.

I love guiding people from all around the world and help them discover my region and its beauties doing what they like most! Feel free to contact me to discuss about your expectations and what I can offer you. We will share a great time together!


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