activities > mountain training skills courses > Rock Skills Introduction
£89.00 per person

Location: Adventure Hub · Peak District

Duration: 1 day

Ratio: 1:1

Prices include:

  • All technical equipment and instruction.
  • Complimentary use of our bouldering wall after the course.
  • Complimentary refreshments.
  • Free parking.
  • 5% discount in the Adventure Hub shop
Highlights
  • Experienced instructors 
  • Excellent Facilities
  • Easy reach to awesome crags
Summary

A Rock Skills Introduction course is ideal for beginner climbers; those who have never climbed on rock and those with limited experience of climbing indoors.


Climbing Skills. Fundamental movement skills and climbing styles. 


Footwear and Equipment. Footwear and equipment selection and how to use the kit you choose. 


Technical Skills. Tying into a harness, belaying, spotting and how to abseil. 


Environmental Knowledge. The impact of climbers at the crag, ethics, access and environmental considerations for climbers. 


Hazards and Emergency Procedures. Identifying hazards, managing risk, understanding common injuries, how to get help and the role of Mountain Rescue and associated emergency services.

Registration with Mountain Training is free for 12-17 year olds and £20 for adults and it gives you access to all four courses. To register, create an account on the Mountain Training CMS. If you are thinking about doing this course, but do not need it to be under the 'Mountain Training' brand, we also offer our 'Outdoor Climbing Taster Day', that covers the same course content.

Course Outcomes
  • Have covered the course content in a safe and enjoyable outdoor environment and classroom-style setting;
  • Have climbed outside for a good proportion of the day on an appropriate crag;
  • Be in a strong position to take a climbing wall belay test; and
  • Be ready to attend a Rock Skills Intermediate course.
Course Information

No equipment required. We can provide everything

No previous experience is necessary as the course is designed to teach you the basics.

FAQs
Start time: 09:30 - Finish time: 16:30. Please note, these times are approximate and could be subject to minor changes. Please leave plenty of time when booking public transport.
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