“Verti-hiking” and easy scrambling in the Calanques

A perfect combination of hiking on vertiginous trails and easy scrambling for all levels. A 5-day trip in Calanques led by Belgian instructor Christophe.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Massif des Calanques

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Feb, Mar, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Join me on this 4-day trip in the Calanques! During this program we will sail the turquoise waters of the region and find the most vertiginous paths, combining hiking, easy climbing and rope techniques.

    Undoubtedly, an exceptional adventure to discover the Calanques National Park in a wild and different way!

    The program consists in a first learning day to review some safety and progression techniques. After that, we will have 3 days of “verti-hiking”. The level of difficulty will depend on the conditions of the participants.

    This trip is open to anyone with a reasonable physical level and who does not suffer from vertigo.

    If you want to be part of this fantastic 4-day trip, click on the green button and send me your request. It will be my pleasure to be your guide in the Calanques.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1500 EUR

    Group of 2
    750 EUR

    Group of 3
    500 EUR

    Group of 4
    375 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)
     Equipment rental is 5€ per person per day (harness, helmet, belaying device, life line, quick draws, rope). Transfers and accommodation are not included.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Beginner

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Accommodation

    Hotel, guesthouse or camping site in the area.

    More info

    You have to be member of an alpine club or to have an RC insurance.

    Please plan to book the trip at least 2 weeks in advance.

     

    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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