20Ariege & Catalunya sport climbing holiday
We will work with you on your climbing development, including training for lead climbing and coaching on personal climbing techniques and styles. The crags we use are perfect for all climbing levels so you can enjoy a great holiday and climb some excellent routes. Mid way through the week we take a 2.5 hour journey from verdant France to Spain to experience the delights of Catalunyan sun rock.
Climbing in Ariege and Catalunya: Ariege has fabulous sport and mountain crags and you will also have the opportunity to trail run here and visit a spa. It has limestone and granite options all within 10 minutes of where we are staying. Catalunya is home to many maga crags such as Tres Pons and Oliana. You will have the chance to drink cafe au lait and sample a tapas during the week.
Duration: 7 days
Dates & Availability: May, June & October 2020 & 2021 - please enquire
Group Bookings & minimum numbers: If you have a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 10 we are happy to offer the trip on dates suitable to you. Guide ratio is maximum 1:6 so larger groups can be catered for if you would like to bring more people.
Fitness and climbing skills: Climbers should be able to tie on and belay and climb French grade 4/5 competently. If you would like to improve your grade and technical skills in a supportive atmosphere and have a great holiday this is for you. Some bouldering my be incorporated for technique depending on group needs.
Equipment: All safety equipment is provided.
4 days climbing coaching, transport to fun rest day activities, thermal spa optional,
Accommodation in gite/apartment with pool or hotel
Airport transfers from Toulouse
Local transport to and from the crag
Photos of your trip
What's not included:
|SCAC 1/20||May, June & October 20 (Dates on request)||£695||Available|
|SCAC 1/21||May, June & October 21 (Dates on request)||£695||Available|
- Tres Pons area
- Ax les Thermes
- Ussat les Bains
- Toulouse Airport
Day 1 Arrive and transfer from Toulouse
Day 2 Belay / crag awareness refresher. Tips and tricks for onsighting with introducing slabs and walls. Style check.
Day 3 More single pitch climbing delights and honing body positioning and technique
Day 4 Rest Day with optional wild swimming, spa or biking/yoga class. Transfer to Catalunya via Andorra.
Day 5 Introduction to redpointing and working routes in Catalunya
Day 6 Moving on steeper rock. We travel back to France for a celebratory meal.
Day 7 Departures - Morning transfer to Toulouse Blagnac