Rock Skills Intermediate

16/05/2020 - 17/05/2020

Symonds yat rock

Non-residential starting from £120.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Mountain Training
Scheme
Rock Skills
Course
Intermediate
Type
Training

Award Description

Our Rock Skills courses are designed to provide structured training opportunities for people who want to learn more and become independent climbers. There are three different levels so that complete beginners and those with more experience can choose the most appropriate starting point. 

About

After attending Rock Skills Intermediate you will be able to:

Be in a strong position to second a lead climber on natural rock.

Choosing Suitable Venues using guide books & mobile devices to find crags and routes, crag etiquette & the work of the mountaineering councils.

Climbing Skills on how to warm up & avoiding injury, how to develop movement skills & widen your repertoire of climbing moves.

Environment knowledge learning the impact of climbers at the crag, ethics, access & environmental considerations. 

Technical skills building anchors, selecting runners, ropework, belaying, holding falls, lowering, seconding a route & personal abseiling.

Footwear & equipment Selecting the correct equipment for personal performance,  shoes etc

Introduction to climbing protection

Hazards & emergancy procedures identifying hazards, managing risk when climbing & abseiling, how to get help from mountain rescue.

Mountain Training Registration To be eligible to attend any accredited Rock Skills course, you must register with Mountain Training (candidates in Ireland can also register directly with Mountaineering Ireland) Under 18s registration is free, over 18s £20, this fee contributes towards the administration, quality & assurance of the Rock Skills Scheme, gives you access to the DLOG which gives you access to logging all your activities and experience towards further skills & qualifications.

Pre Requirements

Completion of Rock Skills introduction course, or have logged 10 routes on indoor walls or crags & 10 belays in the DLOG. 

Day one venue : Cleeve Hill 9am-5pm

Day two venue : Symonds yat rock 9am-5pm

Where And When

Start
16/05/2020 09:00
End
17/05/2020 17:00
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
4
Bookings
4
Venue
Symonds yat rock
Town
Coleford
County
Herefordshire
Postcode
gl16 7pw
Country
United kingdom
Latitude
51.82955
Longitude
-2.62937

Provider

Name
Brookes Climb
Phone
01865 484370
Email

Booking

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