3-day trad climbing course in Pucon, Chile

Do you know the basics on rock climbing and you want to progress to multi-pitch trad climbs? Eduardo, IFMGA-certified guide, takes on a 3-day course in Pucon where you'll learn trad climbing techniques and how to use the equipment.




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level


Offer Period


Type of Trip

Private and Group



    If you already know the basics on rock climbing and you want to tackle challenging multi-pitch routes, this 3-day trad climbing course in Pucon is a great  choice to improve your skills! 

    Getting started on trad climbing opens a whole new world of possibilities. You probably have many climbs on your bucket-list: Torres del Paine, San Gabriel, Las Peinetas (here in Chile), Yosemite (in the USA). This course in the beautiful Chilean town of Pucon will sharpen your skills and make you feel confident to approach bigger climbs!

    The main objective of this course is to teach you trad climbing techniques, as well as how to use the equipment properly to climb multi-pitch routes. These are some of the main points we’ll cover throughout this 3 days:

    • 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.

    This course is only for climbers who have done a first level of a rock climbing course or prove to have knowledge up or beyond that level. You must be able to climb a 5.9 route top rope and have a good physical condition.

    Are you ready to take your climbing skills to the next level? Send a request to book this 3-day rock climbing course in Pucon!

    If you are staying in Pucon or its surroundings, you may also combine this course with an exciting 1-day ascent to Villarrica Volcano.

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    325 USD

    Group of 2
    325 USD

    Group of 3
    325 USD

    Group of 4
    325 USD

    Group of 5
    325 USD

    Group of 6
    325 USD

    Group of 7
    325 USD

    Group of 8
    325 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
     This is the price to join a group tour, including practical lessons, documentation, group technical equipment and certificate. Food and transportation are not included. Please contact me for a quote if you are interested in a private program.

    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point


    More info

    You'll need appropriate clothing for climbing (lightweight and that allows amplitude of movements). 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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