San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

Sicilian rock climbing is one of the best kept secrets in the sport! Imagine a sea side town set on the crystal clear blue water and surrounded by over 1000 limestone routes, many only yards from the ocean. Join us as we return for the 3rd time to this magical place. You will not only experience world class climbing for all ages and experience levels but you will be immersed in the eclectic Sicilian culture, eat incredible food and learn the history of the island all while looking out over the beautiful blue sea!

Climb and Explore Sicily

  • Difficulty – Easy to Hard | 5.4 to 5.13
  • Days – 6 days/7 nights
  • Minimum age – 8
  • VenueSan Vito lo Capo, Sicily
  • Meets – September 29th 2018
  • 1 Person $2100

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What Sets This Trip Apart:

  • Low, 4:1 guest to guide ratio
  • This trip will be led by John Kear, IFMGA mountain guide, and RRA owner Carl Dec, AMGA Rock Instructor
  • Whether you are an experienced climber or just getting started, climbing with friends or families with children, San Vito offers something for everyone!
  • Daily breaks in the middle of each day will allow you time to explore the area or just relax on the beach

Location:
San Vito Lo Capo is part of the province of Trapini on the North Western coast of Sicily. It is located approximately 110km west of Palermo. San Vito is a small seasonal beach town that rests on the Tyrrhenian Sea. With the beach on its’ north, San Vito lies in a valley surrounded, on all other sides, by spectacular limestone cliffs.

Sample Itinerary:

Saturday Evening:
Pick up by van and transfer to San Vito accommodations
Dinner will be at a San Vito establishment or, for those arriving late, we will bring locally made sandwiches and beverages for you to enjoy in transit.

Sunday:
8:30am Breakfast as a group
9am- Our first climbing day. We will take inventory of everyone’s abilities so that we appropriately arrange the itinerary for the week.
1pm- Back to town for lunch and beach time
5pm- Evening climbing session. Watch the sun set over the water as you send Sicilian rock!
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner cooked for group

Monday:
7:30am Breakfast as a group
8am- Depart for morning climbing session
1pm- Back to town for lunch and beach time
5pm- Evening climbing session.
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner at local restaurant

Tuesday:
7:30am Breakfast as a group
8am- Depart for morning climbing session
1pm- Back to town for lunch and beach time
5pm- Evening climbing session.
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner cooked for the group

Wednesday:
7:30am Breakfast as a group
8am- Depart for morning climbing session
1pm- Back to town for lunch
1:30pm Optional trip to Erice (this would return later in the evening)
5pm- Evening climbing session for those not venturing to Erice.
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner at local restaurant

Thursday:
7:30am Breakfast as a group
8am- Depart for morning climbing session
1pm- Back to town for lunch and beach time
5pm- Evening climbing session.
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner at local restaurant

Friday:
7:30am Breakfast as a group
8am- Depart for morning climbing session
1pm- Back to town for lunch and beach time
5pm- Evening climbing session.
7:30pm-Back to town.
8:30pm Dinner cooked for the group

Saturday:
Breakfast as needed
Transportation to the Palermo airport for those leaving
Day of sightseeing in Palermo for those not leaving Saturday morning.
After transportation to Palermo, all meals, accommodations and transportation will be on your own.

What the Trip Includes:

  • Transfer from Palermo (PMO) Airport on Saturday.
  • Private bedroom in a shared apartment blocks from the beach in San Vito Lo Capo.
  • 7 Breakfasts & 4 Dinners
  • 1-2 Daily Climbing Outings & Instruction
  • Shared Climbing Equipment (ropes, draws, etc.)
  • Transfer back to PMO on Saturday

What is not included:

  • Lunches
  • Alcohol
  • Additional Activities
  • Personal Climbing Equipment
  • 3 Dinners are “on your own”:
  • We will be making reservations at local restaurants for those who would like to dine with the group. If you should choose, these evenings are yours to enjoy on your own.

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RRA has safely hosted 50,000+ kids and adults on our rafting, climbing, canyoneering, SUP and Ski trips. RRA guides are at a minimum state licensed, insured and hold first aid and CPR certifications. Many of our river guides hold additional certifications in swift water rescue and whitewater instruction. Many, though not all, of our rock, ski and canyoneering guides are AMGA for the terrain they guide.
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Quality Equipment

When running trips quality equipment is paramount. We are proud to be a 'Preferred Guide Partner" of Black Diamond. RRA replaces its equipment on a regular basis. This ensures all the gear required to keep you safe and having fun is in top-notch shape.
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Reputation

RRA has earned the reputation of a professionally ran, top quality guide service. We are a tight knit family run business. Once you adventure with RRA we guarantee you'll be back for more.
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Do I need a reservation

YES! To guarantee space on the trip of your choice, we recommend reservations, especially mid-summer and on holidays and weekends. In order to provide the type of trip the we have become known for we do limit the number of people on our trips and we do fill up. Make a reservation as soon as you have a good idea of when you want to ski or climb with us and you'll avoid disappointment. Feel free to call us about reservations at any time @ 1-877-259-4046 or email.
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About Age Limitations

Age limits are set for each of our trips to be within industry standards and in accordance with our insurance carrier. In some cases the published age is a guideline and people younger may participate. For trips with youth rate pricing we use the following guidelines. Youth Rate = 15 years and younger!
Adults = 16 years and up!
Some trips are priced on a per person basis regardless of age.
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Which Trip to Choose

We are thrilled to have the ability to offer such a wide variety or trips. We also realize that this can create confusion. We are a fantastic resource and look forward to helping you choose the trip that is perfect for you and your group. Please feel free to call or email with any questions you might have, we love to help. Often after a brief conversation with one of our staff the the answers become clear.
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What to Bring

Red River Adventures tries to make your trip with us as easy as possible! We will clearly outline what we will provide and let you know what you need to bring. Generally all necessary group equipment for you to take part in our trips is included. Please NOTE! Skis, ski boots, poles, ice climbing boots and personal clothing are NOT included in the cost of trips. Rentals are available and RRA will assist you in reserving any gear you might need. We will provide trip specific lists to assist you in bringing the right things.
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What Risks Are Involved

Red River Adventures has an unblemished safety record. We personally screen and train our employees vigorously each year. Our Climbing, skiing and Canyoneering guides are highly trained and many, though not all, are AMGA certified. Our trips take place in rugged, remote "wilderness" settings. You should be in good general health to participate.
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Charter and Group Rates

Red River Adventures offers a group rate discount of 10% to groups of 10 or more. Additional rates reductions are available for school, club, church, or special-interest groups on some trips. We are happy to, when ever possible, customized trip lengths and itineraries. Please contact us for help in arranging your charter trip or for group rate information.
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What To Pack

Red River Adventures will provide all the technical equipment required to guide the rock climbing.
A complete packing list coming soon!

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Reservations are HIGHLY recommended! Many dates sell out far in advance!
A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.


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Cancellations

Full and 1/2 Day Trips

  • A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.
  • Balance is due 7 days prior to departure.
  • Changes to trip type, numbers or date are FREE prior to 7 days before departure.
  • Complete cancellation prior to 7 days before departure subject to a $25 fee.
  • Complete cancellation after 7 days but prior to 48 hours before departure subject to a $10 per person fee.
  • NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.
Please Note: NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.

Dolores and multi-day Fisher Towers trips

  • A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.
  • Balance is due 7 days prior to departure.
  • Changes to trip type, numbers or date are FREE prior to 7 days before departure.
  • Complete cancellation prior to 7 days before departure subject to a $25 fee.
  • Complete cancellations received less than 7 days before departure forfeit the deposit amount.
  • NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.
Please Note: NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.

General

RRA reserves the right to cancel any trip due to weather, insufficient bookings or any other circumstances beyond our control. RRA will make every effort to reschedule the date. Bookings that are unable to be rescheduled or are cancelled by RRA will receive a full refund.

Weather

Weather is part of the dynamic environment in which we operate. We may experience conditions that you do not consider ideal. If we determine that conditions are suitable for the activity you have booked and you instead wish to cancel/discontinue the trip, we will, whenever practical, end the trip at your request with no refund. If conditions are such that RRA deems it unwise to continue, we reserve the right to alter the itinerary, which may include, but may not be limited to, shortening of route or length of trip. We may also change venue or cancel the remainder of your trip. If, at time of cancellation, the trip is less than 1/2 complete, we will charge 50% of trip fee. If the trip is between 1/2 and completed, a full trip fee is charged.

Alcohol

Full and 1/2 Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to a scheduled trip. Multi-Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during time on the river. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to river time. Alcohol may be consumed, in camp, on multi-day trips. Climbing/Canyoneering trips. Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips.