introduction to rock climbing courses dartmoor, hound tor

Join us on an introduction to rock climbing course on Dartmoor to learn the full potential the crags of the UK hills and mountains have to offer! From starting out on the small granite Tors of Dartmoor, your future rock climbing could progress 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!


2 Days



Our 2 Day Introduction to Rock Climbing course is an ideal starting point for those with little to no experience in outdoor climbing. By adding a second day, you can develop on your new found skills from the day before and start to learn more skills in outdoor climbing such as abseiling. 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.

  • Start to understand how to abseil.

  • 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.

  • Abseiling techniques.

  • Access and the Environment

  • Hazards and Emergency

Rock climbing gear, rock climbing trad rack


  • Guided Climbs (COMING SOON)



Downloadable PDF course details coming soon!

Please refer to my FAQ page for more general information and visit my DOWNLOADS page for kit lists and booking forms.

Rock Climbing courses on Dartmoor, Dewerstone