Learning to rock climb opens up the full potential the UK hills and mountains have to offer! From the small granite Tors of Dartmoor to the mighty North Face of Ben Nevis. Valley crags, mountain crags and sea cliffs all become accessible. Get Inspired to start climbing, get fit, Develop your new found skills and Progress to something bigger!
INTRODUCTION TO ROCK CLIMBING
Our Introduction to Rock Climbing course is an ideal starting point for those with little to no experience in outdoor climbing. You may have climbed indoors once or twice, experienced climbing within a club as an adventurous activity or you want to start out in a new sport! On this course, you will experience what outdoor climbing has to offer and have the opportunity to learn new skills on real rock!
By the end of this course, you will:
Have started to gain climbing experience through lots of outdoor climbing.
Be able to fit a climbing harness, tie into the rope and becoming a confident belayer.
Be inspired to continue climbing and attend a progression course.
On this course, we will cover the following:
Planning where to climb.
Fundamental movement skills.
Selecting and fitting footwear and equipment.
Climbing knots and tying in.
Belaying and lowering.
Access and the Environment
Hazards and Emergency