Introductory course in big wall climbing

This course is aimed at people with experience in the field of sport climbing, who want to take a step further towards the big walls, in an autonomous and safe way.

The main objective of the course is that the participant, at the end of the course, is able to perform all the contents learned in an autonomous and safe way in order to continue enjoying this sport.

OBJECTIVE: Autonomy and safety in your mountain activities.

All courses are tailored to the needs of the participants, so that they are as useful as possible. Contact us and solve your doubts or get a customized course.

  • Sleeping bag
  • Mat
  • Headlamp
  • 30L backpack
  • Water bottle 2L
  • Trekking boots
  • Long elastic mountain pants
  • Softshell or primaloft fleece lining
  • Windbreaker / light raincoat
  • Spare change of underwear
  • Sunscreen SPF50
  • Sunglasses
  • Energy food (nuts, bars, snacks, etc…)
Curso escalada Potes

All prices shown on this website include: VAT, RC and accident insurance, qualified guide, all the technical material to carry out the activity and photo album.

Courses and contents

Two-day course (16 hours)

2 persons – 250€ per person
3/4 persons – 200€ per person


  • Methods of correct communication with the partner
  • Rope management in different situations
  • Setting up different types of meetings
  • Handling of the reverse side and its multiple possibilities
  • Positioning in meeting
  • Placement of rope at meeting
  • Correct securing of the partner (Means of fortune)
  • Self-rescue contents

* To see the complete program, please contact us without obligation.

Three-day course (24 hours)

2 persons – 360€ per person
3/4 persons – 325€ per person


  • At the end of this course the participant will carry out all the maneuvers and theoretical contents of this program, making a route of at least four lengths and grade V+ autonomously, being supervised by the guide.
  • Correct underwriting methods
  • Safe rappel with machard (steps to follow, different possibilities)
  • Safe rappel with dynamic knot
  • Solvency of assumptions in different situations by means of methods of fortune (loss of the backside, abandonment of the route, descent to a partner from the meeting, help to the second climber from the meeting…).
  • Self-rescue contents

* To see the complete program, please contact us without obligation.

Pablo Alonso – Climbing Guide in Picos de Europa
+34 657 111 194

Potes, Liébana Valley. Cantabria

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