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Due to its spectacular natural surroundings like volcanoes, lakes and waterfalls, Pucón is a major centre of adventure in Chile. Located in the province of Cautín, in the Araucanía Region, this charming town will be the perfect setting to take your climbing skills to the next level!
This program is ideal for those who already know the basics of rock climbing and want to tackle challenging multi-pitch routes. According to your wishes we may leave for 1 to 3 days.
During this trad climbing course in Pucón, we will focus on trad climbing techniques, as well as on how to use the equipment properly to climb multi-pitch routes.
These are some of the main points we’ll cover :
- Different types of rock and how to adapt the technique according to them.
- Rock climbing equipment.
- Fall factor.
- Learn how to place protection properly.
- Techniques for crack climbing (Dulfer and jamming).
- Double rope climbing.
- Progression in multi-pitch climbing routes.
- Rappel. Use of safety back-up systems.
- Communication: climbing calls.
- Techniques for climbing chimneys.
- Topos: how to read, understand and make them.
Keep in mind that all participants must be able to climb a 5.9 route top rope and have a great physical condition. This program is only suitable for those who have completed a first level rock climbing course or are able to prove their knowledge up or beyond that level.
It would be my honor to be your guide during this exciting trad climbing course. So if you are ready to experience a unique Patagonian adventure, contact me now and book your place!
If you are staying in Pucón or its surroundings, you can also join me on this Villarrica National Park rock climbing 1+ day course.
Price per person per day
- Guiding fee
- Group equipment
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
You'll need appropriate clothing for climbing (lightweight and that allows amplitude of movement). A detailed list of the equipment will be sent to you.
About the Guide
IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Chile.
Trekking, rock climbing, ice climbing, backcountry ski courses as well as guiding, expeditions and ascent to the most famous volcanoes in Chile.
You can enjoy a multi-sport trip and why not also a deserved relax in hot springs as Termas Geometricas and all this in the loneliness of many of the places where we are going to travel. An invaluable treasure to your hand thanks to Volcanes del Sur Expediciones.
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