SOUTHERN

SPAIN

rock climbing in Costa Blanca

Soak up some winter sunshine whilst exploring some of the best rock climbing the Costa Blanca has to offer.

THE 

DETAILS

COURSE DATES

2021

14-19 Feb 

21-26 Feb 

Long Weekend date

5-7 March 

Ask me about a bespoke date

COST

6 days of climbing instruction / guiding

£700 per person

3 days of climbing instruction / guiding

£295 per person

 

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HOW TO BOOK

It's simple!

Complete the online booking form and pay a deposit

 

Make sure you check out the terms and conditions on the Booking Page

For all Overseas trips a monthly standing order can be arranged after the deposit payment to spread the payments. Please email me to ask about this - ppmountaineering@me.com

Full payment details are on the booking form and you will receive confirmation of your booking, payment received in an auto reply and I will contact you shortly before the course with the final details

 

SO WHAT'S IT

ALL ABOUT?

Costa Blanca has long been a traditional Winter climbing venue. When our usual areas are soaking wet and freezing cold, then the Costa Blanca in usually still enjoying the warm Mediterranean sunshine. Renowned for its great limestone sport climbing, good variety of crags and often easy roadside locations. 

 

We particularly like the vast range of climbing on offer, from low to high grade sports climbs, long multi pitch sports routes, big trad climbs, ridge scrambling and even a spot of Via Ferrata.

Literally just beyond the sandy beaches is a different world to the one we think of when we picture Costa Blanca. One of soaring mountains, rocky ridges and accessible crags all nestled amongst the pine forests, wild rosemary and olive groves. 

 

The aim of this six day visit is quite simple, to explore as much of the climbing as we can. The broad plan will be to treat the week as a classic Winter Sun climbing week, searching out the best routes, the sunshine, and absorbing some of that laid back Spanish atmosphere.

 

Costa Blanca is renowned for it's 300 plus days of sunshine a year, however with all these trips the weather is the determining factor and may allow us to follow a broad plan or force us to to change. It’s always an adventure, but the key factors are that we stay safe, enjoy the week and cover as much rock as we can. We prefer to keep the plan very open to allow us to make decisions compatible to the conditions on the crag.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...

DO I NEED PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?

Yes you will need to have climbing experience.  Ideally seconding around French 4a

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?

You will need your own personal climbing kit including a harness and helmet. I will send you a detailed kit list when you confirm your place. 

 

WHERE DO WE MEET?

I will meet you from the plane at Alicante airport. We can discuss coordinating flights once you have booked your place.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

6 days instruction and specialist equipment like ropes and climbing hardware.

 

WHAT"S NOT INCLUDED

International  Flights

Travel

Accommodation

Food

Personal Insurance

Personal expenses

 

BOOKING?

You'll need to complete the online booking form and pay a deposit* of £250 (or full balance if choosing the Long Weekend) to secure your space and the balance payable 90 days prior to the start date. On receipt of your deposit, I will send you an itinerary and equipment list

* Non-refundable Deposit, please see Conditions of Booking

QUESTIONS

Still have a question? Check out the most common FAQ's here or please do CONTACT ME

CONDITIONS OF BOOKING

Ensure you have a read of my Conditions of Booking before you book your place 

WHATS NEW?

Find out what's been happening on the hill this week as well as any last minute availabilty

 

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