Enough toproping? Learn how to lead! Or how to climb multi-pitch.
Basecamp Tonsai proudly offers the most comprehensive climbing course program in Thailand! Our school was established in 1996 and we operate on German safety standards. For the safety of all our customers, our instructors and guides are the best qualified you can find in Thailand.
All climbing gear is included. Our school is open all year.
Prerequisite: At least one day of guided top-rope climbing
Do you think you have followed for long enough? This course will train your leading skills and confidence. Learn how to account for the additional risks in lead climbing and how to set a strategy for leading a climb. This full-day course starts every day at 9am and can jump start your climbing career. Please pick up your textbook the day before to study.
Course fee: 2.800 THB (includes textbook)
The objective of this popular course is to give you the skills to confidently make your own decisions when climbing! This course focuses on leading skills and will give you the knowledge needed to be responsible for your own safety. Learn how to judge climbing situations as well as new climbing partners.
All basic skills are covered such as climbing techniques, belaying, abseiling/rappelling, and lead climbing. The course is customized to your current experience level. You do need to prepare, so please pick up your textbook one day before to study.
This three-day course starts every day at 8.30am or 1.30pm. Depending on your time it can be completed in 3 full days with 1 or 2 restdays. It’s also possible to split one day into two half-days.
Course fee: 6.000 THB (includes textbook, t-shirt and certificate)
Prerequisite: None but guided top-rope days recommended.
This course is designed for beginners and advanced beginners who want to improve their climbing techniques. First, the instructor will assess your current abilities and customize a training regime for you. To improve technique, exercises such as smearing, stemming, lay-back, steep overhang moves, long reaches, chimneying, crimping, toe/heel hooking are covered. Part of the course is in our gym and part is bouldering real rock. The half-day course starts every day at 2pm and runs 4 hours.
Course fee: 1.800 THB
Prerequisite: Basic Climbing Skills Course or prior experience.
This course is for advanced climbers who want to learn how to negotiate the specific risks of multi-pitch climbing: how to set up an anchor for belaying, how to belay a following or a leading climber on a multi-pitch anchor and how to safely descend back to the ground. The morning part focuses on how to acend, alternating vs permanent lead, setting up anchors on different fixed equipment. The afternoon runs through two different methods of getting back down annd then we put everything together at the end of the day and mae sure you gain routine in the standard situations. Please pick up your textbook before to study. This full-day course starts every day at 9am. This is a skills class at the gym, if you want to be guided on a multi-pitch, find the info under Rock Climbing Tours.
Course fee: 3.000 THB (includes textbook)
Become a self-sufficient climber. The course will teach you how to make your own safe decisions, accounting for common risk in everyday climbing situations. It focuses on acquiring solid leading skills plus understanding multi-pitch rock climbing. This course is customized to your personal entry level. You do need to prepare, so please pick up your textbook one day before to study. This five-day course starts every day at 8.30am or 1.30pm and includes one to three restdays.
Course fee: 10.000 THB (includes textbook, t-shirt and certificate)