Beginners Climbing Weekend

Would you like to start climbing? Completion of this course makes you a certified climber. Conquer Norway's tallest indoor climbing wall, and learn the most important basic skills.

3 days, 2 nights
Prices from 5900 NOK


To reserve this package, please contact us on [email protected]


Day 1 - Arrival

Arrive Åndalsnes - the Capital of Mountaineering - on the Rauma Railway; awarded as Europe's most scenic railway by Lonely Planet. Check in at Grand Hotel by Classic Norway, your home for the next few days. Enjoy a snack in the bar - and get ready for the next days' adventures.

Day 2 - Introduction to indoor rock climbing and get your certification

Join the passionate climbing instructors at the Norwegian Mountaineering Center for an indoor top rope climbing course – a perfect first time climbing experience for any newcommers. You will learn the basics of climbing during this three-hour climbing course, complete the exam and earn the indoor top rope certification. Between the course and exam you will be served a lunch at the Tindestua restaurant. After the course you may explore the town of Åndalsnes – with its major attractions such at the Troll Wall, Trollstigen, Rampesteken, the Romsdalen Gondola (due to open in 2021). Grand Hotel will serve you a well-deserved 3-course dinner in the evening.

Day 3 - Climb on your own in the Norwegian Mountaineering Center

With your new qualification you may scale the highest indoor climbing wall in Norway by autobelay. When you need a break – explore the history of climbing at the interactive museum exhibition right outside the climbing hall.

The top-rope certification is valid in all climbing halls in Norway.

Please note that this course must be booked latest two days before arrival. 



Package Details

Step by step schedule of the package showing all activities and accommodations, view it here on the web or click the link on the right to download it to your device.

  • Snacks at arrival Grand Hotel by Classic Norway
  • Two nights in a single room at Grand Hotel by Classic Norway
  • 1x indoor top rope course and exam
  • 1x entry at the Norwegian Mountaineering Center climbing hall and museum
  • 1x lunch at Tindestua Restaurant
  • 1x 3-course dinner at the hotel on day 2
  • 2x breakfast at Grand Hotel by Classic Norway
  • Participants need to be 13 years or older in order to take the top rope certification
  • 2-6 persons