This is a very nice course conducted by Bangalore Climbing Initiatives (BCI). We (BASCool) are just promoting the event.
This course is best suited for anyone who've never climbed before to those who've done some scrambling or bouldering.
Payment and registration should be done directly with BCI.
To sign up, please send SMS to one of these numbers
Karthik @ 959 16 nine eight 6 92 or
Narayan @ 99 zero 00 nine four 3 five 6
More details in their FB event page : https://www.facebook.com/events/185320352067737
- Basics of climbing, skills, gear, usage and safety
- Basic knots used in climbing
- Communication during climbing
- Belaying skills
- Broad overview of anchors
- Climbing beginner routes
Who can participate:
There's no upper age limit. If you are physically fit enough to undergo the physical and mental rigors for a full day, sign up. The lower age limit is restricted by our ability to provide harnesses and shoes for this workshop. If you have your own harness and shoes, we are happy to accommodate. Provided all other conditions are met.
Fees / Cost: 1800 INR
Pay directly to BCI. We are just promoting it.
Please note that your payment is not a fee, but a contribution towards the improvement of Climbing Infrastructure around Bangalore. Bangalore Climbing Initiatives (BCI) is NOT a commercial enterprise!
Funds generated from this event go back into improving the climbing infrastructure around Bangalore. Experienced climbers will be volunteering their time and resources to make this happen.
How to sign-up:
By Calling the above mentioned numbers.
The event location is Bangalore specific and will be at an outdoor location, information of which will be conveyed to you, once you sign up. Also, there will be pre-work that is required for this program, which will be sent to you by email.
Note: The workshop fee does NOT include transportation to and from the locations. That being said, we are more than happy to help you find carpool partners among other participants or the volunteers.