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Alpinism and rock-climbing trainings

Alpinism and rock-climbing trainings of Tartu University Sports Club

Attention! From February, 9th we start again with beginners in rock-climbing and alpinism trainings.

Rock-climbing and alpinism trainings take place in Ujula street 4 (indoor climbing wall in light athletics hall) on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 pm until 9pm. We have also once a week outdoor trainings (Tuesdays 6 pm to 8 pm, we start at 6 pm in front of Ujula 4 sportshall. The coaches are Andres Hiiemäe (Mondays and outdoor trainings) and Maksim Popov (Thursdays).

PS! Climbing wall in Ujula street is also opened on Wednesdays and Fridays, where you can also get basic instruction (ask the instructor)!

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Coaches contacts:

Andres Hiiemäe +372 52 85 478 andres[ät]

Training fees:

  • for a semester (september-january/february- june): students 1000 EEK, others 1800 EEK*
  • one time fee: students 75 EEK, others 95 EEK

* You can pay the semester fee at the administrator in sporthall at Ujula st 4 who will issue a sportsclub card. Further infomration:

About  indoor trainings:

We learn:

  • top roping and sports climbing
  • rock-climbing technics
  • develop "climbing" muscles
  • knots
  • belay technics
  • technical elements, knowledge you need in the mountains
  • rescueworks
  • and organise from time to time climbing competitions

We offer you:

  • belay equipment: belts, ropes and belay advices.

You need to bring:

  • sport clothes that cover knees and elbows
  • light very well fitting footwear: special climbing shoes are best

Outdoor trainings:

  • The aim of the trainings is to make one´s mind and body stronger for mountains and new challenges. In the trainings you learn new physical and technical skills to cope with the unpredictable conditions of the mountains - we run, hike with heavy bags, ski in winter, do special exercises to develop skills, test personal hiking equipment, imitate hiking technics and rescue works. Trainings take place with any kind of weather! 

Tuesdays 18:00-20:00! We start in front of Ujula 4 sports hall.

Ujula 4 house rules:

  • You are not alowed with outdoor shoes to the hall!
  • It´s not hygenic to walk barefoot either!
  • Keep your sodas in bottles!
  • Put the used equipment back to their correct places!


Autumn we´ll have lectures about theoretical knowledge of alpinism and rock-climbing. There will be also slide shows about summer trips of club's members and friends.  More information will be in the front page:

Other events

Alpinisim Club Firn events - take a look at the front page of the club.

  • climbing trips to the outdoors
  • climbing on ice walls
  • rock-climbing, ice-climbing, hiking technic and rescue works competitions
  • other events

The indoor wall in LÕUNAKESKUS shopping mall

You can also climb in the Lõunakeskus shopping mall. It is opened:

  • Mondays 6pm - 8pm
  • Thursdays 5pm - 7pm

Contact address

  • Tiia Palm: +372 52 45092, E-mail: tiia.palm [ät]

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