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Verdon Gorge 1-Week Climbing Course

Verdon Gorge 1-Week Climbing Course
Verdon Gorge 1-Week Climbing Course
Verdon Gorge 1-Week Climbing Course
Verdon Gorge 1-Week Climbing Course

Spend 5 days perfecting your rock climbing skills and explore a wide variety of routes in the stunning Verdon Gorge on this comprehensive course. Practice techniques such as top rope, lead climbing, and belaying, and work on mental, and rhythmic aspects that will make you more confident on the rocks!

Alps

5 Days

Jun - Sep

High

Intermediate


Highlights

* Work on your rock climbing technique on a comprehensive 5 day course.

* Explore some amazing rock climbing routes in the Verdon Gorge.

* Learn mental and physical strategies to improve your climbing.

Description

At an altitude of 1000 m, Verdon Gorge is a beautiful summer climbing destination to tackle amazing routes in the fresh shade. On this 5-day course, we will explore different techniques and work on perfecting both the body and the mind while on the rocks.

The objective of this course is to improve your skills, to help you build confidence in lead climbing, and to build upon your rock climbing experience. This is an ideal program for all 6a climbers and up, and it is not necessary to have prior lead climbing experience or multi-pitch experience to join. We will work together to polish your technique and help you raise the bar. Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Mental aspects

  • Efficient movement

  • Rhythm and rest

  • Breathwork

  • Prevention of injuries

  • Planification of a personalized training program

  • Top rope and lead climbing

  • Falls and belaying

You can find a day-by-day overview of the itinerary below. And if you’re interested, I look forward to hearing from you so that we can start planning this great rock climbing course in the Verdon Gorge that will both train you and give you the chance to explore the amazing climbing routes of this truly stunning destination!

Or, if you prefer, you can also join me on a shorter 2-day multi-pitch course in Verdon.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Climbing shoes

- Belay and rappel devices

- Quickdraws

Price details

Prices includes 5 full instructed climbing days, all climbing gears and all information you need to organize your stay.


Itinerary

Day 1: Analyze your climbing, work on your technique.

Day 2: Train foot balance, rest strategies, rhythm.

Day 3: Train breathing, mental aspects.

Day 4: Rest

Day 5: Work on mental strength, lead climbing.

Day 6: Send your project.

 

About the guide

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Simon

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(17)

Rock Climbing Instructor

After nearly 10 years of mountaineering in Chamonix, I decided to dedicate myself to rock climbing.

In 2005, after one year intensive training, he got the french national sport’s instructor certificate for rock climbing (BEES escalade).

I have been exploring the crags of France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and China. I finally decided to set up his climbing school in the island of Kalymnos (Greece). The beautiful landscapes, the endless sunshine and the vast climbing potential of the island convinced me to settle here from my first visit.

Since then, climbers from all over the world came to share his passion and to take avantage of his experience to improve their rock climbing skills. I have opened many new routes both in Kalymnos and Telendos from 4 to 9a. I climb 8a on-sight and red-point up to 8c. I did most of the routes of the island and always has new projects to red point!

Languages

Greek | French | English

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What people are saying about Simon

5.00

With benevolence, confidence and gentleness, Simon Montmory provides high-quality advice to make a leap forward in the practice of climbing, whatever your starting level. He showed a lot of patience in teaching me the safety techniques for belaying in outside routes and encouraged me to progress in levels which seemed difficult to me. You will live an extraordinary experience in this magnificent place located between sky and sea that is Kalymnos.

5.00

It was all perfect! We have great climbing days in Kalymnos!

5.00

Simon is a great coach, very flexible and truly a joy to spend climbing days with. I saw great improvements in my technique but also my overall philosophy of climbing. Being able to speak so many languages makes it so easy to go along with international friends.

Simina

5.00

Amazing experience, great guide! Wholeheartedly recommended.

5.00

Absolutely awesome and motivating instructor. Knows the climbing areas of kalymnos like the back of his hand. He will see your weaknesses and hit you where it hurts...but in a good way.


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