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About me

Hi, welcome to my website.

My name is Michal Gorzynski I am a climbing instructor. I set up TopRope to share my passion for climbing. On the website, you can find training materials, videos, pictures and articles, which can help you to take up climbing. The materials can help you in preparation for climbing courses and review the techniques afterwards. What you can find here is useful information, recommendations and inspirations for your own endeavors.

I look forward to climbing with you.

About me

I graduated as a mechanical engineer in 2003. I have been climbing since 1995, I love sport climbing as well as multi-pitch trad mountain climbing. The hardest routes I have climbed are: Strelovod 8c and Fumar Perjudica VI.7(8c) in sport climbing, and multi-pitch Misterium X- in Tatra Mountains, Poland. My best achievement in competitions was winning Polish Academic Climbing Chamipionship.

I have completed three instructor courses:

1. Climbing Gym Instructor level 2, by Association of Canadian Mountain Guides in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada. This course trains in the skills required for instructing indoor climbing.

2.  Climbing instructor course by University of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland. This course trains in the skills required for instructing multi-pitch trad climbing,

3. Rock Climbing Instructor certification by Polish Mountaineering Association (PZA). This course trains in the skills required for instructing multi-pitch trad climbing,


First Aid, AED, rescue trainnings:

03.2016 TOPR Zakopane, Poland,

02.2012 Canadian Red Cross Calgary, Canada

Bolting license – Polish Mountaineering Association (PZA)

IRATA level 3 - International Industrial Rope Access Trade Association

25-30.04.2017 Global Wind Organisation, Basic Safety Training certificates:

First Aid ,Manual handling ,Fire awareness ,Working at heights, Sea survival

12-30.06.2017 Blade B training, Amu Syd, Denmark 

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English