Improvers Outdoor Rock Climbing Course

Price: £189.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:4


Availability: There are places remaining on this course

Highlights:

Summary:

This Improvers Climbing Course is designed as the progression from our Beginner Course but would suit anyone who has climbed indoors or tried outdoor climbing and wants to progress towards being self-sufficient. The highly accessible gritstone crags of the Peak District provide the perfect environment to learn the essential skills of rope work and using the technical equipment required for trad and sport climbing. All of the training is practical and hands on so expect to do a lot of climbing over the two days.

 

During this course the focus is on seconding routes, placing and removing climbing equipment and creating top-rope anchor systems. By the end of the two days you will feel confident in your ability to partner a competent leader and independently use appropriate rope work to climb crags where you can easily access the top. If you are looking for a course which focuses on outdoor lead climbing or more advanced rope techniques then have a look at our lower ratio Advanced Climbing or Learn to Lead courses.

 

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Pre-Requisites:

Participants should have some experience of rock climbing and should be able to belay confidently. This experience may have been gained inside or outside.

 

Equipment Required:

You are welcome to bring any personal climbing gear but we can provide anything that you need.

We have a supply of climbing shoes that you can hire if necessary but it is sensible to bring your own if you have them.

We will be outside for the whole course so please bring suitable clothing to keep you warm and dry in most weathers and some sturdy footwear for walking to and from the climbing areas.

Bring a packed lunch.

 

Available Start Dates:

Peak District Course Information:
Minimum Age

With a few exceptions, participants aged 15+ can attend our scheduled courses independently. We offer family days out for kids age 6+, private courses to kids groups from age 9+ and scheduled courses just for ages 12-17. All participants under the age of 18 must bring a completed 'Parental Consent Form' that can be downloaded here.

Frequently Asked Questions

As our instructors and staff are often out on the hill or underground delivering courses, we have put together a detailed FAQ to help you with your queries. Click here to go to the FAQ.

London Train Connection

If necessary it is possible to travel up to the course on a weekend by getting an early train on Saturday morning - more info on our FAQ.

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