DISCOVER ROCK CLIMBING
2 DAYS or 5 DAYS | RATIO 1:4 | FROM £280 – £700
Rock climbing has become immensely popular over the last decade and is a great way of getting outdoors and keeping fit. The Peak District has some of the finest rock climbing in the UK with almost every grade to suit all abilities. From those just starting out on their climbing journey to the very best climbers in the world. Therefore it makes the perfect venue from which to run our rock climbing courses from.
This course is aimed at the beginner or someone relatively new to the sport who wants to gain the confidence to go away and enjoy climbing
IS IT FOR ME?
This course will focus on giving you the confidence and technical skills to climb outdoors safely and start you off on your climbing journey. The course focuses on safe rope techniques and how to belay each other while climbing on a top rope outdoors . The course will look at movement skills, equipment choice and suitable venues to allow you to develop your confidence on the rock and give you the skills to keep yourself and your climbing partner safe.
If you are looking to move into climbing outdoors then this is the perfect course for you.
This course is aimed at those who are new to rock climbing or have limited experience. It would be useful if you have climbed indoors before or done some easier scrambles outdoors but it is not essential.
We will meet on the first morning and come up with a plan for the days ahead that will fit in with everyone’s aims and aspirations and then head out to the crag for a days climbing
We will typically cover:
Planning your day taking into account the weather
Guidebooks, grades and route selection
Climbing equipment selection and its safe use.
Safe and efficient belaying techniques
Personal movement skills
Simple problem solving
WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?
A climbing harness and climbing helmet would be useful if you have one, if not we are very happy to loan them out free of charge. A pair of climbing shoes will be required for the course.
In addition you will need equipment to allow you to enjoy a day outdoors.
We will provide all the ropes and technical equipment for the course.
WE WILL SEND OUT A COMPREHENSIVE KIT LIST UPON BOOKING.