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Australian School of Mountaineering
Australia's Leading Adventure Team!
Established in 1981, The Australian School of Mountaineering is Australia's most experienced guiding company.
Our instructors and guides have an unmatched level of personal experience and formal qualifications. At ASM we select our instructors for their experience, professionalism and outstanding personalities. When you participate in an ASM course, climb or expedition you can be sure of having the best instructors in the business!
We provide a broad range of the finest guided adventures, outdoor experiences and technical skills courses. If it's Abseiling, Rockclimbing, Canyoning, Trekking or Mountaineering, then ASM have an adventure that will excite, inspire and challenge you!
AbseilingAbseiling, or rappelling as it is sometimes known, is an exciting adventure sport that everyone can experience and enjoy. While abseiling is a fun-filled activity it also has many useful applications in critical areas and industries such as search and rescue, film, construction, science and the military
RockclimbingASM have been at the forefront of professional rockclimbing instruction and guiding for over three decades and we strive to offer our students the finest and most innovative climbing courses and mountain adventures available anywhere!
CanyoningExploring canyons requires an assortment of skills from swimming to wading and abseiling. Canyoners can expect to jump into pools of crystal clear water, swim through long passages, abseil down cascading waterfalls and paddle leisurely through subterranean waterways!
Mountaineering & Ice ClimbingOur winter climbing adventures take place among the snow-clad peaks of The Kosciuszko National Park. This unique region contains the highest summits in the Australian Alps and boasts an impressive array of high quality rock, snow and ice climbs of all grades and styles.
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Canyoning in the Blue Mountains with ASM
Our Rockclimbing Weekend course is the best known, most widely attended, two day entry level climbing course in Australia. This course is designed for participants with little or no previous outdoor climbing experience, it is also an excellent transition from indoor to outdoor climbing. Quite simply you will experience a lot of fine Blue Mountains climbing while undertaking world standard technical rock and rope skills training.
We can also run this course on a personal training or private group basis for those who prefer to select their own dates.
The course fee includes: - All skills training and guided climbing with Nationally and Internationally Certified Climbing Instructors, lunch each day, supply and use of all equipment including ropes, helmets, harnesses, technical hardware, climbing shoes etc.
The weekend begins with training in the fundamentals of abseiling and basic rockclimbing including:
The art of safe movement on rock
Using climbing equipment
Efficient use of holds
Correct belay technique
How to use various footholds & handholds
Many other climbing techniques
On this course you’ll also learn to select and use the latest in modern abseiling and rockclimbing equipment. Throughout the day your instructors will accompany you on a special selection of graduated climbs.
The second day of the course is devoted solely to the simple joys of climbing, with your instructor aiming to take you on
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Australian School of Mountaineering
Phone: (02) 47822014
166 Katoomba Street
Katoomba NSW 2780
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