Learn to climb independently in any climbing gym
With this basic course you will learn the basics of climbing like secure yourself and your partner, making the right knots and of course climbing techniques. After this course you can and may climb independently in all climbing gyms in the Netherlands.
During this course you will work on the basic skills you need to climb independently. It is usually possible to obtain your climbing certificate within at least 4 lessons. These 4 lessons must take place within 3 months. The instructor will indicate when you are ready for the practical exam. After you’ve passed your exam, you will receive an official climbing certificate from the NKBV. With this certificate you are able to climb independently in any climbing gym in the Netherlands!
You determine your own pace at which you want to get started. Maybe you have an irregular work schedule, so you can join one week and not the next, but that is not a problem anymore! Please note: at the moment it’s not possible to get an 5-strip card in Amsterdam, this is due to the large number of bookings in the recent period. Below you will find the weekly course times per location:
If this does not work? Or do you want to book via Solidaridad, use this link.
You can make a reservation for the basic course in the Mountain Network app. Go to the reservation tab in the Mountain Network app and select the correct date. Click on the desired basic course moment that you want to participate in, and click on register. You will then receive a confirmation email of your registration.
After completing this course, the real work begins. Logically you want to climb a lot! You choose from one of the entrance tickets that best suits your (climbing) wishes. After some time you will notice that you want to learn to climb better and better. Then the Mountain Fit is an obvious choice, where you work together with a trainer to achieve your personal climbing goals.
*To apply for your climbing certificate, we share your first and last name, date of birth and email address with the NKBV. If you object to this; please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about this course, please contact the location of your choice and we will be happy to provide you with answers to all your questions.