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.
Rock Skills – 1 Day Introduction Course
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in making their first moves climbing outdoors or would like to experience what is on offer outside the climbing wall. You will have the chance to explore different aspects of the sport and a mix of rock types.
Example of typical program content:
• Get hands on bouldering and rock climbing
• Learn to tie in and belay
• Improve your climbing movement skills.
Is It For Me?
The one day course is aimed at anyone looking to develop their skills enjoying the rich variety of rock climbing on offer here in North Wales. As such it is ideal for: complete novices, as a refresher if you haven’t climbed in a while, active indoor wall climbers that have little or no experience of climbing outside. You don’t have to have any previous experience of rock climbing although being fit and active would be advantageous.
To develop a basic foundation in core rock climbing techniques, whilst climbing a variety of boulder problems & single pitch rock climbs.
On the first morning we will discuss individual’s current experience and aspirations, this will ensure the main topic areas can be covered and individual needs can be tailored for. Topic areas include:
• FUNdamental movement skills on a variety of rock types.
• Experience different disciplines of rock climbing.
• Interpreting a bouldering/climbing guidebook and choice of routes.
• Descending from rock climbs by abseil
£80 p/person for the 1 day course
What Happens Next?
At the end of the course I can provide further advice and guidance on your journey to becoming a self-sufficient climber.
*The course will be delivered by myself, I am a full member of the Mountain Training Association (MTA) British Mountaineering Council (BMC) and hold the Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI), Climbing Wall Development Instructor (CWDI) and Foundation Coach Awards. Maximum group size is 4: This ensures the maximum learning potential for individuals is achieved through hands on practical sessions.
Please contact me via wesbite or email firstname.lastname@example.org for booking info.