Safety Academy Alpine Climbing

Trip Essentials

june 29-july 1, 6/7/8 july, 19/20/21 july, 3/4/5 august, august 30-september 1 2024
Maurienne valley

Course requirements

Basic knowledge from CLIMBING ADVANCED or other sport climbing course, mastery of important belaying and knot techniques for multi-pitch routes, experience of lead climbing on well-protected multi-pitch routes (difficulty level III–IV), good fitness (for 1–2 hours of climbing).

Course goals

Independent climbing of moderate multi-pitch and alpine routes in the mountains that may require the use of traditional climbing equipment.

Course content - theory

Theory of knots and belaying, tour planning for multi-pitch climbs, special features of alpine climbing, use of topo guidebooks, material science, alpine dangers, environmental aspects, weather & orientation in the mountains.

Course content - practical

Belaying variants, protection techniques at a belay station, orientation on the rock face, use of nuts and camming devices, lead and follow climbing, process of climbing and belaying as a rope team, climbing multi-pitch alpine routes, and rappelling and descent techniques.



  • Your guides
  • Technical gear

Not included

  • Transports
  • Lodging, food and drinks
  • Climbing shoes
  • Inssurance
per person