Pune-based institute launches basic rock climbing course

The Guardian Giripremi Institute of Mountaineering, a club for serious mountaineering enthusiasts based in Pune, has launched a residential certificate course in basic rock climbing.

The course, offered over four days and three nights, is “designed to impart essential rock climbing skills, techniques and knowledge”, the institute’s website states.

The course will run from November to January, each year, in four batches.

The course, on mountaineering training, would include activities such as camping, first aid, map reading, abseiling, adventure safety issues, and more. explorers.

The course is designed and taught by Giripremi’s highly experienced and qualified mountaineers, climbers and outdoor educators. The course puts maximum emphasis on acquiring practical security skills.

At the end of the course, participants will take a written exam and based on the exam score and practical demonstrations, they will be given grades.

Those who achieve an “A” grade will have the opportunity to apply further for the Advanced Rock Climbing Course.