Climbing Training for Local Guides

As a local tourism operator in Papua, one of the focus from PT. Adventure Carstensz is optimizing tourism activities at Carstensz Pyramid. The company’s mission is to empower local communities Papua, and are also actively involved in efforts to increase tourist visits to Carstensz Pyramid through PT. Adventure Carstensz.
The role of local communities in supporting tourism activities in Carstensz Pyramid can be participating to be a mountain guide and porter training to become professionals in mountaineering, they need the skills necessary to improve the mountain tourism, especially climbing one of the seven summits. Therefore, the field team of PT. Adventure Carstensz in collaboration with the Mobile Brigade (Brimob) of Mimika Papua organised a rock climbing training involving young local Papuans who have the potentials.

The purpose of this activity is; Improve the skills of field team PT. Adventure Carstensz in rock climbing, train physical endurance of field team, improving the mental readiness of field team to participate in a climbing expedition to Carstensz and train cohesiveness and field teamwork of PT. Adventure Carstensz.

The climbing training are held at the Brimob Command Headquarters in Mimika Papua, practicing the form of climbing techniques, rope technique skills (making various types of knots), and evacuation process. The trainers are a few personnel of Brimob Mimika who are already professional climbing trainers and part of the SAR Team. The field team of PT. Adventure Carstensz consists of four men (three of them are young local Papuan) and one woman. This training is held every Saturday and they trained for the last for two months.

The climbing training activities of PT. Adventure Carstensz is very useful for preparation in facilitating to guide and help the tourists of Carstensz Pyramid. Individual skills and teamwork that continue to be paced in the training process, providing benefits for each member of  field team of PT. Adventure Carstensz in general. This training not only enhances skills involving climbing techniques or rope technique, but also eases the tension of communication and extend mutual understanding among team members of PT. Adventure Carstensz.

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